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The Old Rectory, Alphamstone

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114810

OS Grid Reference: TL8760235363
OS Grid Coordinates: 587602, 235363
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9850, 0.7306

Location: Pebmarsh Road, Bures CO8 5HH

Locality: Alphamstone
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO8 5HH

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Listing Text

TL 83 NE
(west side)
2/21 The Old Rectory
House. C16 core extended to form a mainly C19 house in the Gothick style.
Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 2-bay crosswing
aligned approx. NW-SE, C16, with internal chimney stack on NE side, of a former
hall house to the NE. Timber-framed range on the original site, and a second
crosswing with 2 internal chimney stacks, C18/C19. 2-storey brick extensions
to NW of original crosswing, with 2 internal chimney stacks, and in N angle,
late C19. Porch to SW. 2 storeys and attics. SE elevation, 2 Gothick french
windows with moulded labels, 2 Gothick sashes of 4-8-2 lights. First floor,
2 casements with moulded labels, 2 projecting casements supported on brackets,
with gabled hoods cutting eaves line, all C19. Moulded bands on gables.
Grouped diagonal shafts. The main door is on the SW side, half-glazed with
8 lights and 2-centred tracery, in a 2-storey porch with 4-centred arches on
3 sides, and one first-floor sash of 9 lights with moulded label. The interior
of the SW wing has a binding beam with deep chamfers, and exposed joists of
wide section with narrower spaces between, and evidence of an underbuilt jetty.
Early C19 folding shutters in room to NE. Shown as Parsonage on Chapman and
Andre's map of 1777.

Listing NGR: TL8760235363

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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