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Description: The Old Rectory
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 103677
OS Grid Reference: ST9261412713
OS Grid Coordinates: 392614, 112713
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9138, -2.1064
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ST 9212 VILLAGE STREET
9/49 The Old Rectory
(formerly listed as
14.7.55 The Rectory)
Rectory, now private house. c.1800 for Francis Simpson, rector. Banded flint
and ashlar with tiled roof of 2-parallel ranges. Flint and ashlar stucks
variously disposed. Square plan with 3-symmetrical 3 bay facades. 3 storeys.
Sashes of 6-panes to the upper floor and 12-panes below. Central gabled porch
with round headed arch containing fanlight and a panelled door. Tiled garage
attached to right.
Internal features (RCHM): stone stairs to first floor level with moulded nosing
and plain timber balustrades; stairs above first floor of wood with Tuscan column
newel-posts; ground-floor rooms have moulded plaster cornices and marble fireplace
surrounds; original bookcases in study. (RCHM, Dorset, vol.IV, p.94, no.4.
Newman, J. and Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England: Dorset, 1972, p.417.)
Listing NGR: ST9261412713
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Source: English Heritage
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