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Old Rectory Dry Drayton (RGL 2022)

The Old Rectory, Dry Drayton

History of the Old Rectory

Listed Building

House, formerly the Rectory. 1830-1. Gault brick, and Ketton stone dressings with hipped, slate roofs, parapetted.

The original rectory stood to the north-west of the manor House but was demolished in 1675 to improve the view from the manor house. The site of the Rectory which was then incorporated into the Park was still known as Parson’s Grove in the C19th. William Hetherington built the new rectory in 1729.

However his successors, the Smith family, deemed the house inadequate and a new rectory was completed in 1830. It had large reception rooms and ten bedrooms. The Smith family occupied the Rectory until 1862.

This rectory was sold in 1930 and by 2000 was in a poor state of repair.

2012 last used as residence

2022 on the market

Old Rectory Dry Drayton (RGL 2022)


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