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The Old Rectory, Great Oakley

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 120264

OS Grid Reference: TM1889627209
OS Grid Coordinates: 618896, 227209
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9004, 1.1804

Location: Wix Road, Great Oakley, Essex CO12 5BL

Locality: Great Oakley
Local Authority: Tendring District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO12 5BL

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Listing Text

TM 1827-1927 (east side)

7/22 The Old Rectory


House. Early C19, in Gothick style. Red brick in Flemish bond, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. Main house of complex plan, approximately square, with
3 internal stacks, facing N. Service wing set back to left, with end stack, and
late C19 single-storey lean-to extension beyond, with slate roof. Main house of
2 storeys and attics, service wing of 2 storeys. The main house has a 3-window
range of original sashes of 16 lights with shallow segmental arches, plastered
reveals and crown glass. Central door with moulded stiles and 4-centred head,
doorway with richly moulded jambs and arch, and in the spandrels a rose,
portcullis and foliage, all of plaster, in buttressed and crenellated 2-storey
tower-porch, with moulded plaster string at first-floor level, and 2 chamfered
loops in each side wall. Grouped octagonal chimney shafts. The service wing
has on the ground floor one C20 casement in an original aperture, another
altered to a C20 glazed door with side-light, and on the first floor 3 original
sashes of 3+6 lights with shallow segmental arches, plastered reveals and crown
glass. Plain chimney shaft. The rear elevation has on the ground floor one
original sash of 15 lights, 2 of 12 lights, and one tripartite sash of 5-15-5
lights, on the first floor one tripartite sash of 3-9-3 lights, one sash of 12
lights, 2 of 4+8 lights and one blind aperture, and on the attic floor one
original sash of 6 lights, with flat arches of gauged brick, plastered reveals
and crown glass. There are moulded plaster labels over most of the windows of
the main house. This house is an exceptionally complete example of its style and
period. Shown in the tithe award of 1841 (Essex Record Office, D/CT 258)

Listing NGR: TM1889627209

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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