Description: Old Rectory
Date Listed: 9 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 220941
OS Grid Reference: TF8104814391
OS Grid Coordinates: 581048, 314391
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6969, 0.6778
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TF 81 SW SOUTH ACRE
4/38 Old Rectory
Former rectory. Late C18 and later. Brick, re-used limestone ashlar, knapped
flint and gault brick. Flat roof to front block, pantiles to rear. 2
storeyed front block. 3-bay symmetrical facade with 2 full height bays,
segmental in plan, with tripartite sash windows with glazing bars beneath
rendered skewback arches. Centre bay with a 2-leaf panelled front door
beneath a traceried semicircular fanlight and within a doorcase consisting
of a pair engaged reeded Roman Doric columns supporting a renewed broken
pediment. Single sash window with glazing bars at first floor beneath a
rendered skewback arch. Parapet with stone coping. East facade. Later
canted bay to side of front block with 6 sash windows with glazing bars (one
blind) beneath gault brick skewback arches. Middle bay consists of gable-
end of rear block which has a datestone (1841) at base of gable. The fabric
is of galletted flint with re-used ashlar and gault brick dressings. 3
storeys and 2 bays of sash windows with glazing bars beneath skewback arches.
Gable with tumbling-in. Lower additions to north with a 2-storey canted bay
and sash windows with glazing bars. West facade has sash windows with glazing
bars, a pedimented doorcase on pilasters and outbuildings projecting westwards
forming a courtyard. Interior. Original swept staircase with square sectioned
balasters open string and mahogany handrail.
Listing NGR: TF8104814391
Source: English Heritage
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