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The Old Rectory, North Runcton

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 222002

OS Grid Reference: TF6409016170
OS Grid Coordinates: 564090, 316170
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7183, 0.4280

Location: 24 Rectory Lane, King's Lynn PE33 0QS

Locality: North Runcton
Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE33 0QS

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Listing Text

TF 61 NW
4/69 The Old Rectory
- II
House, former Rectory, early C19, gault brick, hipped slate roof. 3 bays,
2 storeys, double depth; attached 3 bay 2-storeyed range en echelon to north-
east, carstone. Principal facade to south: 3 bays, 2 storeys, hipped slate
roof with wide eaves and modillions; stone plinth and platband, angle
pilasters. Central bay breaks forward with pediment. Recessed sashes with
glazing bars and flat arches; ground floor bays 1 and 3 with semi-circular
headed recess containing sash now reaching to ground with lower panel of
wood, 2 stone steps. Right return to east: 4 bays, 2 storeys, angle pilaster
to left; windowless first bay with stone platband; second bay with forward
2-storeyed porch having hipped slate roof, platband, semi-circular headed
doorway with double leaved panelled door and panelled wood tympanum, recessed
sashes with glazing bars to ground floor returns and above doorway. Bays
3 and 4 with varied fenestration in renewed openings; wide stair window,
c.1900, to bay 3 of 4 lights with two transoms, semi-circular light between
two transoms over central two lights, grille leaded panes; 4th bay with
recessed sashes with glazing bars. Left return to west of 3 bays and 2
storeys, pilaster strips at angles having recessed central panel. First
bay with 2 storeyed canted bay window having polygonal slate roof, sashes
with glazing bars to each floor, central window of ground floor bay with
double leaved doors to flight of stone steps. 2-storeyed block to north-east
in uncoursed carstone rubble with gault brick dressings, roof as to main
range; recessed sashes with glazing bars, quoined surrounds and stone sills.
Central doorway to east facade, rectangular fanlight over 4-panelled
part-glazed door. Gault brick stack to left with shaft enclosed by 3-light
roof dormer, 3 bulbous gault chimney pots. Similar pots to main house.
Interior: room to north-west with plaster ceiling rose, acanthus leaf frieze,
white marble fireplace with 2 bound reeded columns to both left and right;
room to south-west with plaster ceiling rose, plaster panelled walls and
acanthus leaf frieze, grey marble fireplace.

Listing NGR: TF6409016170

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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