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The Old Rectory, Litton

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 268089

OS Grid Reference: ST5938154673
OS Grid Coordinates: 359381, 154673
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2897, -2.5839

Location: Back Lane, Litton, Somerset BA3 4PE

Locality: Litton
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA3 4PE

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Listing Text


7/70 The Old Rectory


Rectory, now house. C16, early and mid C19 addition and alteration. Coursed and squared rubble, ashlar, freestone
dressings, hipped and gabled slate roofs, coped verge with a cruciform finial; rubble and ashlar stacks, some set
diagonally and grouped, some octagonal and grouped. Gothick and Free-Gothic; L-plan. Symmetrical garden front, 2
storeys, 3 bays, 12-pane sash windows to first floor, stopped labels, ground floor with 8-pane French windows with
additional marginal lights, stopped labels; first floor band, parapet with coping. Central 4-centred head door opening,
paired three-quarter glazed doors, projecting surround under a cornice hood. Right return with door opening to
churchyard of Church of St Mary (qv), panelled door, top 2 panels glazed. Left return with pointed head window to first
floor, 2 lights with stone plate tracery, 3-light stone mullioned window to ground floor, each light with 4-centred
head. Interior with moulded C16 cross beared ceiling; staircase with stick balusters, turned newel; some early/mid C19
chimneypieces; barrel ceiling on first floor.

Listing NGR: ST5938154673

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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