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Glebe House, Stisted

Description: Glebe House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 116297

OS Grid Reference: TL7976225446
OS Grid Coordinates: 579762, 225446
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8986, 0.6114

Location: 66 Rectory Road, Stisted, Essex CM7 8AL

Locality: Stisted
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM7 8AL

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Listing Text

(west side)

1/278 Glebe House

- II

House. 1839. Plastered brick, roofed with slate. Rectangular plan with
entrance elevation to SE, garden elevation to SW. 2 stacks in N wall, one stack
near SW end of NW side. Service wing to NE. Late C19 square bay at NE end of
NW wall, C20 conservatory at SW end. 2 storeys. SE elevation, 3-window range
of original sashes of 12 lights. Central 6-panel door (top 2 glazed) in moulded
plaster architrave with moulded shallow canopy on scrolled brackets. Moulded
cornice, plain parapet rising to central stack (dummy or disused) with quadrant
each side. In service wing, one sash of 6 + 8 lights on ground floor, one of 12
lights on first floor. Parapet gable to right return. SW elevation, 2 full-
height splayed bays with sashes of 12 lights to the front, 12 lights with glazed
margins in the splays. Central blocked window aperture with semi-circular head
on ground floor, sash of 12 lights on first floor. Moulded cornice, plain
parapet. Symmetrical elevation. Much crown glass in this and SE elevation.
Original folding shutters in ground-floor windows of SW elevation. Moulded
ceiling cornices. Original stair with wreathed handrail, turned newels and
stick balusters. In the kitchen wall are 3 blocks inscribed respectively Henry
Thornton Forster 18 October 1839, John Jebb Forster 18 October 1839, Charles
Thornton Forster 18 October 1839. This house was built as a rectory when the
tithes were commuted in 1839 (W. White, Directory of Essex, 1863, 315). The
earlier rectory, still shown in the tithe map of that year, was approximately 70
metres to the N (Essex Record Office, D/CT 355).

Listing NGR: TL7976225446

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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