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The Old Rectory, Strumpshaw

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 228513

OS Grid Reference: TG3635606231
OS Grid Coordinates: 636356, 306231
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6024, 1.4890

Location: School Road, Strumpshaw, Norfolk NR13 4HE

Locality: Strumpshaw
Local Authority: Broadland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR13 4HE

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Listing Text


8/65 The Old Rectory.


Former rectory house built for Rev. T.W. Beauchamp, rector 1814-63. Dated
1827, extended 1839. Red brick with hipped slate roof. Two storeys,
originally L-shaped plan. Lower courses of walls in thin brick laid in English
bond with traces of diaper work, suggesting a rebuilding of a house of c.1600.
Principal facade to south symmetrical : two-light casement windows with label
moulds over ground floor openings. Central two-leaf glazed door to garden
under a semi-circular brick arch of three orders. The centre bay is slightly
advanced with a stepped gable corbelled out. The gable contains a large sun
dial and the date 1827 in brick letters. Dog tooth brick eaves. Slated loggia
around perimeter of building supported on circular brick piers and cast iron
columns. Loggia has central pediment with elliptical soffit on south
elevation. Roof hipped over canted east and west ends. Later extension dated
1839 fills in north west angle of 'L'. Chimney stacks with clustered octagonal
and diagonal shafts, dated TPB 1827. Conical glazed light over staircase.
Interior contains many re-set archaeological fragments collected by Rev.

Listing NGR: TG3635606231

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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