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Description: The Old Rectory
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 234846
OS Grid Reference: SP7249053389
OS Grid Coordinates: 472490, 253389
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1740, -0.9414
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SP 7254 BLISWORTH HIGH STREET
10/23 The Old Rectory
House, formerly rectory. Dated 1841. Limestone ashlar, slate roofs, stone end
and ridge stacks. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window range.
Central gabled porch has double-chamfered stone doorway with 4-centred head and
double-leaf doors, cut spandrels and hood mould. Octagonal pinnacles to angles,
double-chamfered 1-light windows to sides and stone-coped parapet and gable with
datestone. Porch is flanked by narrow sash windows with double-chamfered stone
surrounds. Bays either side break forward and have chamfered stone mullion and
transom windows to ground floor, 2-light chamfered stone mullion windows to 1st
floor, all with pairs of small sashes and hood moulds, and small sash with
chamfered stone surround to attic gable. Plinth, 1st floor string course and
bracketed stone eaves. Single-storey, 3-window wing to right. Interior noted as
having open well staircase with simple turned balusters, carved tread ends, and
ramped and wreathed mahogany handrail.
Listing NGR: SP7249053389
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Source: English Heritage
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