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Old Rectory, South Acre

Description: Old Rectory

Grade: II
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

Location: 1 Hall Farm Cottages, South Acre PE32 2AD

Locality: South Acre
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE32 2AD

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Listing Text


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

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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