SK 42 NW PARISH OF WESTON-UPON-TRENT PARK LANE 4/263 (West Side) 10.11.67 Rectory Farmhouse II House. Mid C16 and early C18 with C19 and C20 additions. Close studded timber framing on stone plinth with plaster nogging and corner braces to top, also red brick with dentilled first floor brick band. Steeply pitched plain tile roof with a large external stack to west, which has deep stone base with stepped bricks above, and a brick gable stack to east. Eastern C18 bay also has a brick coped eastern gable and a dentilled eaves band. Two storeys plus garrets, five bays and an irregular plan. Main front has four timber framed bays to west and an early C18 brick bay to east. Ground floor of timber framed part has been partly rebuilt in brick. Central segment headed doorcase with C20 glazed panelled door covered by C19 open porch, has two small paned C20 casement windows to west and a similar window in the brick part to east. Above there are five glazing bar sashes, all of differing sizes, that to west is largest with smallest one to east, slightly larger one beyond and two roughly similar, slightly larger ones beyond again. West gable wall has C20 glazed lean-to of no special interest and attached to south elevation there is an C18 addition with an assortment of segment headed windows and inserted C20 windows. Interior has two deeply moulded ceiling beams to western room and a large early brick four-centred arched fireplace into the external stack, with a relieving arch above. Eastern room has re-set early C17 panelling and two early C18 cupboards to either side of the fireplace with shouldered surrounds. Upstairs much of the close studded timbering is exposed and there are original four-centred arched doorcases. Western bedroom has a bolection moulded fireplace.
Listing NGR: SK4010227752