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The Old Rectory, Boreham

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 112434

OS Grid Reference: TL7557109521
OS Grid Coordinates: 575571, 209521
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7569, 0.5424

Location: The Chase, Boreham, Essex CM3 3EP

Locality: Boreham
Local Authority: Chelmsford City Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM3 3EP

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Listing Text

(South Side)
The Old Rectory
TL 7509 28/8 l0.4.67.


A late Cl5 timber-framed and plastered house with cross wings at the east and
west ends jettied on the upper storey and supported on exposed joists. Considerably restored in the C2O with timber-framing exposed in the cross wings., At the
rear there is a C17 gabled wing with a Jettied upper storey. The Wings are
2 storeys and the centre block is 1 storey and attics. Casement windows with
lattice leaded lights. Roof tiled, with 3 gabled dormers to the centre block
and a crowstepped and corbelled chimneystack at the west end, with 2 diagonal
shafts rebuilt at the tops. The interior has exposed timber-framing, beams
and ceiling joists, 2 winder staircases and 2 red brick Tudor fireplaces. (RCHM

Boreham Manor, Babylon, Ebenezer Cottage, Chasdol, the Old Rectory, the Church of
St Andrew, Boreham Lodge, the Old Vicarage, Church Cottages (Nos 1 to 4 (consec)
and McMillan's Cottages (Nos 1 and 2) form a group. Church Cottages, Nos 1 to 4
are buildings of local interest.

Listing NGR: TL7557109521

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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