SK 23 SE DALBURY LEES -
468-/4/10001 The Old Rectory (south slide)
Dwelling, formerly Rectory.Early C19,incorporating C18 remnants,and with C19 and C20 alterations and additions.Red brick beneath hipped slated roofs,with blue clay tiles to service range.Irregular plan,roughly T shaped with domestic sections on two sides of rear garden and outbuilding range flanking entrance front.Double pile range to north,L shaped range to east.South elevation,north range;two storeys,three bays incorporating much rebuilt work.Tripartite ground floor window with arched head and diagonally-crossing glazing bars.Later windows to east.First floor undivided sashes beneath plain heads,and single pointed-arched window to east end with intersecting glazing bars.End bay of L-shaped range to east attached to south-east corner of north range with stacked sash windows beneath wedge lintols with false advanced keyblocks.Hipped single storey entrance porch to west end with full-height sash window to west elevation.Three bay,two storey range forms south part of L-shaped range with three full-height sash windows with architrave surrounds to ground floor and 4 pane sash windows to first floor beneath wedge lintols with false advanced keyblocks.South gable with off-centre projecting chimney breast,first floor window with small pane glazing and arcaded timber lattice-work verandah enclosing double doorway within reeded pilasters.North elevation,four bay two storey range,late C19 with plain central doorway with C20 door.4-pane sashes to first floor with plain heads and cills. Double doorway to west of entrance and further west,a recessed double opening beneath a timber lintol.Sash window,16 over 16 panes to east end and small segmental-arch headed window to east of door.Two storey outbuilding range to east side attached to rear of L-shaped range and extending north to enclose entrance approach.Stepped range, now much altered but of late C18 origin;north end with steeply pitched tile roof and offshut,full-height double boarded doors and two single doors, one to serve a stable.Three-bay part with shallow-pitched slate roof has internal flight of stone steps served by 4 external steps to north end,below semi-circular brick arch.Three single doorways,that to south end with C20 door,and semi circular-headed doorway to passage.Pointed arched window with intersecting glazing bars to overloft.Interior not inspected,but known to-have afirst floor drawing room decorated with hand painted wallpaper, depicting colonial life in Brazil,on three of the four wall surfaces.
Listing NGR: SK2640034264