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Old Rectory, Little Dunham

Description: Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 February 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 220441

OS Grid Reference: TF8637313009
OS Grid Coordinates: 586373, 313009
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6827, 0.7557

Location: 2 School Lane, Little Dunham, Norfolk PE32 2DF

Locality: Little Dunham
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE32 2DF

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Listing Text

(north side)

6/40 Old Rectory


Former rectory. Some Cl7 brickwork heightened and enlarged in 1731 accord-
ing to datestone on rear wall. Cross wing and stair block added in 1783
(Glebe terrier). Brick with black pantiled roofs. 2 storeys with attic.
Main block of 4 bays of sash windows with glazing bars (2 C20 replicas)
beneath skewback arches. 2-leaf partly glazed front door. Doorcase with
semicircular fanlight and pilasters with an overlapping architrave. Cross-
wing facade of 3 bays with C20 central French windows flanked by sashes
with glazing bars beneath rendered skewback arches. Victorian sash windows
with vertical glazing bars above beneath skewback arches. Staircase out-
shut to rear with large semicircular headed window with glazing bars.
Dentilated cornices throughout and hipped roof to crosswing. Fine stair-
case with swept mahogany handrail, turned balusters and shaped tread ends.
Group value with church.

Listing NGR: TF8637313009

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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