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Description: The Old Rectory
Date Listed: 26 April 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 118248
OS Grid Reference: TL5085913572
OS Grid Coordinates: 550859, 213572
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8004, 0.1864
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TL 51 SW SHEERING CHURCH LANE
3/19 The Old Rectory
Rectory, C18, extended c.1800, now a private house. Gault brick and stucco,
roofed with handmade red clay tiles. Originally comprised an C18 house of 2
storeys with attics, aligned approx. NE-SW, with axial chimney stack. Extended
to NE and W c.1800 in Gothick style, stucco, 2 storeys, and to NW, one storey.
Internal chimney stack in NE wall. SE (garden) elevation ground floor, french
window, bay with 3 C20 double-hung sash windows, 2 early C19 double-hung sash
windows with some crown glass. First floor, 2 C20 double-hung sash windows,
bay with 3 early C19 double-hung sash windows, 2 more with some crown glass.
In roof to SW, 3 hipped dormers. Gothick extension to NE, crenellated parapet
with octagonal corner towers, drip moulding, label mouldings over windows.
Some smoke-blackened medieval rafters re-used in roof of SW block. SW chimney
stack partly of re-used C16 bricks, mixed indiscriminately with later bricks,
exposed in SW ground floor room.
Listing NGR: TL5085913572
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Source: English Heritage
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