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The Old Rectory, Compton Pauncefoot

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 263362

OS Grid Reference: ST6443126045
OS Grid Coordinates: 364431, 126045
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0327, -2.5086

Location: New Road, Compton Pauncefoot, Somerset BA22 7EL

Locality: Compton Pauncefoot
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA22 7EL

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Listing Text

The Old Rectory
Former rectory. Mid C18, but incorporating earlier fragments. Cary stone ashlar facade, cut and squared work elsewhere;
half hipped plain clay tile roof; ashlar chimney stacks with moulded caps. L-plan. Two storeys, five bays, of which the
centre 3 bays project under a flat roof behind a plain parapet with moulded coping. Lias stone base, plinth, cornice
mould to centre bays, rusticated quoins; 2-light mullioned and architraved windows with two 10-pane casements to outer
bays both levels, two 5-pane casements bays 2 and 4, and to upper bay 3 a 12-pane sash window in keystoned architrave:
to lower bay 3 a wide 6-panel door in keystoned architrave under open pediment enclosing urn. West elevation has gable
end. with matching first floor window and C19 flat roofed bay window below, then a 2-bay extension with architraved
12-pane sash windows. On east gable at first floor level remains of a Venetian window, now blocked and partly obscured
by stable wing (qv). Sundry additons to rear incorporate re-located mullioned windows of C17, without labels. Interior
has Cl8 staircases, lower flight possibly relocated; Regency detailing includes a Chippendale style glazed cupboard in
hall, and fine south-west corner room with fine acanthus coving and plaster panelled walls: north west room refitted in
late Cl9: only part of interior inspected.

Listing NGR: ST6443126045

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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