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Old Rectory, Elsing

Description: Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 220728

OS Grid Reference: TG0521617176
OS Grid Coordinates: 605216, 317176
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7133, 1.0367

Location: Rectory Road, Elsing, Norfolk NR20 3EG

Locality: Elsing
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR20 3EG

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Listing Text

(south-west side)

4/22 Old Rectory (formerly
4.12.51 listed as Rectory)

- II

Former rectory. C17 and later. Timber frame replaced with brick to front
and rendered to rear. Original brick returned gable-end now mainly obscured
by side addition. Pantile roofs.2 storeys with attic.6 bays of C19 chamfered mullion
casements beneath shallow pointed arches. Raised and fielded panelled front
door with modern brick porch. Original strips of C17 brickwork to front
and rear with header diaper patterns. 2 3-light and one 2-light C18 dormers
with segmental roofs, leaded glazing and metal casements. One gable-end
stack (originally) and one off-centre axial stack. Later additions to sides
and rear. Ogee and nicked chamfer stops to one spinal bridging joist. Wind-
ing stair, probably original, beside-axial stack. 2 fine C17 fireplaces
with 4-centred arches of stuccoed brick.

Listing NGR: TG0521617176

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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