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Description: The Old Rectory
Date Listed: 26 April 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 221496
OS Grid Reference: TF6862006312
OS Grid Coordinates: 568620, 306312
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6284, 0.4900
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TF 60 NE FINCHAM HIGH STREET
5/22 The Old Rectory
Rectory, now private house. Early C17, rebuilt C18, rebuilt again 1827 by
Donthorne. Carstone, brick and clunch. Pantiled roofs, some black glazed.
Half H plan with inserted block in court of 1827. Symmetrical facade. 2
storey central block flanked by remodelled cross wings. Central door behind
gabled porch with shouldered gable. One narrow side sash with glazing bars
each floor and central 3-light transomed window above porch. Windows within
rendered brick surrounds. String course and parapet. Cross wings with bays
to ground floor containing 4-light cross casements. First floor windows are
3-light transomed casements under hoods on head stops. Triangular-headed
2-light attic windows. Rear of 2 storeys and attic. C20 canted bay extension
to ground floor and scattered fenestration, largely mid C19 sashes but with
2 early C19 tripartite sash windows. 3 flat dormers in gabled roof. Ridge
stack right of centre bears date 1624 and is only survivor of original house.
Interior has panelled staircase well. Roof of staggered butt purlins.
Collars removed and tie beams shaved to floor level.
Listing NGR: TF6862006312
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Source: English Heritage
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