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Description: The Old Rectory
Date Listed: 25 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 227010
OS Grid Reference: TM3584999402
OS Grid Coordinates: 635849, 299402
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5414, 1.4766
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CHEDGRAVE RECTORY LANE
TM 39 NE
6/8 The Old Rectory
25-9-51 (formerly listed as
House, formerly rectory. C17 with C18 and C19 remodelling and additions.
Brick, partly encasing earlier timber frame, partly rendered over and all
colourwashed. Black glazed pantiled roof with shallower pitch over south
end. Two storeys and attics, cruciform plan, partly double pile to north.
South gable has ground floor half-glazed two leaf doors with eared architrave
and rectangular fanlight; first floor and attic sashes with glazing bars.
Gable parapet with ball finials to base. Dentilled brick eaves. Cross wing
to road with clasping corner pilasters with ball finials: steep gable
parapets. Two ground floor, two first floor sashes with glazing bars and
architraves. Attic sash in gable apex. Large external stack in south-west
angle; weathered offsets, top section rebuilt in gault brick. Earlier north
range of four windows: sashes with glazing bars and architraves. Four attic
dormers with rendered and weatherboarded cheeks; sashes with glazing bars.
Large square axial chimney stack. Good doorway opposite stack: panelled
reveal, fluted Doric pilasters supporting open pediment; semi-circular
fanlight with intersecting glazing bars, pair of half-glazed doors with
glazing bars. Modillion eaves cornice. Internal chimney stack in north gable
of eastern pile; small single storey gabled extension at north gable.
Interior contains good staircase c1680 with turned balusters.
Listing NGR: TM3584999402
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Source: English Heritage
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