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Description: The Old Rectory
Date Listed: 29 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 259150
OS Grid Reference: SJ4477717823
OS Grid Coordinates: 344777, 317823
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7552, -2.8197
BOMERE HEATH C.P. FITZ
SJ 41 NW
5/88 The Old Rectory
29.1.52 (formerly listed as Fitz
Rectory, now house. Mid-C18, probably altered in the late C18. Red
brick with slate roof, 2-span to right. L-plan, with later infill in
angle. Two storeys and attic.Stepped plinth to left, dentil brick eaves
cornice, and parapeted gables with stone copings. Integral brick end
stacks and 2 brick stacks behind ridge off-centre to left. 2:1:1 bays;
glazing bar sashes with slightly segmental heads and painted stone cills,
those on the first floor to left are boxed. Gabled break in second bay
from right with small 2-light attic casement, first-floor Venetian window
with boxed sash, painted stone cill and gauged-brick head, and half-glazed
door (flush lower panels) with Greek Doric stone doorcase consisting of full
columns supporting entablature with mutules. Interior only partly
inspected: late C18 oak staircase of one swept flight with open string,
stick balusters (one per tread), and swept handrail, wreathed to tall
columnular foot newel; balustrade returns to 2 sides of landing. Right-
hand ground-floor front room with fluted plaster frieze. Large open fire-
place in kitchen to rear with chamfered wooden lintel.
Listing NGR: SJ4477717823
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Source: English Heritage
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