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The Old Rectory, Foulness

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 123126

OS Grid Reference: TR0037693106
OS Grid Coordinates: 600376, 193106
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6011, 0.8920

Location: Churchend, Foulness, Essex SS3 9XQ

Locality: Foulness
Local Authority: Rochford District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: SS3 9XQ

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Listing Text


The Rectory
The address shall be amended to read:
The Old Rectory

TR 09 SW
9/103 The Rectory
House. Late C17/early C18 origin with brick facing scratch dated SP 1846.
Gault brick. Hipped grey slate roof. 2 storeys. Rear chimney stack. Moulded
eaves cornice. 3 window range of small paned vertically sliding sashes, gauged
brick arches, tall ground floor windows to front and left return. Central
enclosed flat headed porch, stone band and cornice, tall window to front, part
glazed door to left return. Until this century the Island had no fresh water
supply and the water cistern supplied from the roof, is to the rear of the
building. Interior features include, kitchen dresser with shelves and drawers.
Servants stairs from kitchen. Small cellar. 4-panel doors with moulded
surrounds throughout. Stick baluster staircase with wreathed handrail and
landing rails. Moulded cornices to main rooms. Shutters to some windows and
panels below others, now with cills but probably for vertical shutters. Moulded
wainscots. Shutters to glazed front door. Some original bedroom cupboards.
Black marble fire surround. Stop chamfered bridging joist in old kitchen.
Fireplace with iron range "The Larbert" Renfrew, Scotland, documents have been
found relating to the shipping of 280 per month of these ranges from Scotland to
the south of England. To the side of the range is a bread oven with a water
cistern under. The 4 board door with moulded surround and small canopy on
brackets has an original wooden box lock with iron bands to right and left, each
ornamented with cut-out quatrefoils.

Listing NGR: TR0037693106

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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