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The Old Rectory, Booton

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 July 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 219916

OS Grid Reference: TG1222922344
OS Grid Coordinates: 612229, 322344
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7570, 1.1437

Location: 1 Grove Lane, Norwich NR10 4NZ

Locality: Booton
Local Authority: Broadland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR10 4NZ

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Listing Text

(south side)
The Old Rectory.


Rectory, now a private house. Designed by Thomas Allom for the Reverend
Whitwell Elwin c.1860 in the Jacobean style. Red brick with limestone
dressings, steeply-pitched plain-tiled roofs with crested ridges. Two storeys
and attics. Two and three-light mullion and transom windows set in chamfered
stone surrounds. Plain stone string course at first floor level. Canted
bay window on east side with pierced stone balustrade. Shaped gables with
stone kneelers, coping and ball finials. Stone modillion eaves course.
Chimney stacks with double and triple shafts with moulded caps and bases.
Semi-circular headed attic windows in gables with keystones and imposts.
Entrance loggia between cross-wings on north side with three three-centred
arches with keystones and pierced stonework balustrade. One-storey service
wing to west with parapetted gable and moulded brick chimney stack. Good
stained glass roundels in some ground floor windows at south-east corner.

Listing NGR: TG1222922344

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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