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The Old Rectory, Freckenham

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 275764

OS Grid Reference: TL6661571687
OS Grid Coordinates: 566615, 271687
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3180, 0.4431

Location: Freckenham, Suffolk IP28 8JF

Locality: Freckenham
Local Authority: Forest Heath District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP28 8JF

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Listing Text


3/23 The Old Rectory
- II

House, formerly rectory. Mid C18 with rear range of late C16 and alterations
of 1830. Double-pile plan. C18 front range of 5 windows: 2 storeys with
attics. Gault brick with string at 1st floor. Plaintiled roofs with flat
lead-roofed casement dormers; end and rear chimneys of gault brick. Sash
windows with segmental heads of gauged brick, and small-pane sashes. 1-storey
C19 entrance porch of gault brick, flat-roofed with parapets. 2-panelled
entrance door with oblong fanlight having patterned glazing bars. The rear
range has a good timber-framed core of late C16, in the parlour are ovolo-
moulded 1st floor beams and other exposed framing; wind-braced clasped-purlin n
roof. The rear elevation is encased with gault brick and has good enrichment
of 1830 in the Gothick style; vigorously carved bargeboards and windows with
hood-mouldsand small-pane casements (the upper lights arched), 1-storey rear
entrance porch with hood-moulded and drop-traceried doorway; in the gable is a
diamond plaque containing the insignia of the Incumbent and the date 1830.

Listing NGR: TL6661571687

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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