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The Old Rectory, Lydford-on-Fosse

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 June 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 267555

OS Grid Reference: ST5668031951
OS Grid Coordinates: 356680, 131951
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0852, -2.6198

Location: High Street, Lydford-on-Fosse, Somerset TA11 7DB

Locality: Lydford-on-Fosse
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA11 7DB

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Listing Text


10/83 The Old Rectory
(Previously listed as The Rectory)


- II

Rectory, now house. Late Cl8. Coursed and squared lias, plain stone band at first floor level, hipped slate roof, C20
concrete off-ridge stacks, ashlar end pilasters, moulded stone eaves cornice. T-plan, symmetrical entrance frontage.
Two storeys, 3 bays, Venetian windows in plain stone surrounds, except single semi-circular head window to centre of
first floor; 6:15:6 pane sashes to each window, window to centre of first floor with 15 pane sashes. Central door
opening in a dressed stone surround with a moulded semi-circular head, pilaster to each side; half glazed door,
fan-light with radiating glazing bars; large stone portico with flat entablature on 4 fluted Roman Doric columns,
three- quarter columns to wall. Two storey wing of lower height at right-angles to rear in conforming style. Interior
with co-eval features including fireplaces and ornamental plasterwork to principal ground floor rooms.

Listing NGR: ST5668031951

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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