- the house in which an Episcopal minister lives
- in the Church of England,
- a benefice held by a rector
- the house in which a rector lives
- R.C.Ch. the house in which a parish priest lives
Origin of rectoryMedieval Latin rectoria
- The house in which a parish priest or minister lives.
- a. An Anglican rector's dwelling.b. An Anglican rector's office and benefice.
- The residence of Roman Catholic priest(s) associated with a parish church.
- The residence of an Anglican rector.