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Synonyms for rectory

an official residence provided by a church for its parson or vicar or rector

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But come, let us hasten to Bess, for Louisa has already gone to the rectory.
At length, Edwards, after repeating his intention to do so for the third time, left the mansion-house to go to the rectory on a similar errand of friendship.
This,' said Squeers, 'seems to be some deed of sale of the right of presentation to the rectory of Purechurch, in the valley of Cashup.
That afternoon the young ladies from the Rectory (one of them read Goethe with a dictionary, and the other had strug- gled with Dante for years), coming to see Miss Swaffer, tried their German and Italian on him from the doorway.
The rectory took much notice of him about that time, and I believe the young ladies attempted to prepare the ground for his conversion.
She had signified, however, her intention of leaving her inheritance between Sir Pitt's second son and the family at the Rectory, and had once or twice paid the debts of Rawdon Crawley in his career at college and in the army.
No; we don't feel in immediate danger at the rectory.
She had resolved on walking to the Rectory and asking to see Dr.
But she was at the Rectory now; there, perhaps, she would find something else than retribution.
Rectory Cottage stands in attractive grounds together with a paddock which extends to around 1.
Old Rectory Care Home, in Wenvoe, was presented with an Investors in Care award last week by Andrew RT Davies AM after visiting the site.
Of 440 or so tourist accommodation properties managed by the body, the Old Rectory is regarded as the "jewel in the crown".
In 1983, prosecutor John Prosser QC told a jury at Chester Crown Court that Canon Jones had for years allowed local youths to go to the rectory to play snooker and table tennis.
He comments: "This is a very positive move for Rectory Food Group as it means we now have a dedicated division for Ingredients.
Any buyer who craves a picturesque Grade II listed home in a stunning rural location might literally have their prayers answered with The Old Rectory.