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Beaumont Rectory, Beaumont-cum-Moze

Description: Beaumont Rectory

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 120248

OS Grid Reference: TM1777324977
OS Grid Coordinates: 617773, 224977
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8808, 1.1627

Location: Chapel Road, Beaumont, Essex CO16 0AR

Locality: Beaumont-cum-Moze
Local Authority: Tendring District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO16 0AR

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Listing Text

TM 12 SE (south side)

5/4 Beaumont Rectory

House. Circa 1800. Red brick in Flemish bond, roofed with old grey slate.
Double-pile plan facing E, with 2 internal stacks symmetrically arranged, and
one at rear left. 2 storeys with attics. 5-window range of original sashes of
12 lights with gauged flat brick arches, painted reveals and crown glass. In
attic, 3 original sashes in semi-circular headed dormers. Central half-glazed
door and overlight with marginal lights and panelled reveals, Greek Doric
portico with triglyph frieze and 4 stone steps. Moulded stone cornice above
first-floor windows, plain parapet with stone coping. Hipped mansard roofs. The
left return has one original sash on the ground floor, 2 on the first floor and
a similar attic window. The right return has one blind aperture and one
original sash on each floor. Original lead rainwater heads and pipes. The rear
elevation has a 3-window range of original sashes, 2 similar attic windows, and
an off-centre 6-panel flush door with overlight, panelled jambs and soffit,
dentilled and moulded flat canopy, and 6 stone steps with wrought iron
handrails, all original. Walls connected with the house extend backwards from
each rear corner for approx. 5 metres, each with one semi-circular recessed arch
of gauged brick. The interior has the original 3-flight geometrical stair with
scrolled tread ends, wreathed handrail and stick balusters, doors, architraves,
skirtings, and folding shutters. The estate was acquired by Guy's Hospital
c.1760 (P. Morant, The History and Antiquities of the County of Essex, 1768, I,
486); the house is reported to have been a rectory from c.1850 to c.1955.

Listing NGR: TM1777324977

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Source: English Heritage

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