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The Old Rectory, Eriswell

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 275829

OS Grid Reference: TL7213780125
OS Grid Coordinates: 572137, 280125
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3921, 0.5283

Location: B1112, Eriswell, Suffolk IP27 9BB

Locality: Eriswell
Local Authority: Forest Heath District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP27 9BB

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Listing Text


3/20 The Old Rectory

- II
3 houses, formerly rectory. C16 with major alterations of several periods
including remodelling c.1900. Hall range to right with original cross-wing;
later extensions to left. Timber framed with much encasing and under-building
in rendered masonry. The cross-wing has a jettied upper floor with exposed
joist ends on carved brackets, and false half-timbering of c.1900. Plaintiled
roof with bands of fishscale tiles and crested ridge tiles, prominent C19
dormers with false half-timbered gables and moulded wooden finials. Paired
C19 mullioned and transomed windows. A slate-roofed splayed bay to right.
C20 half-glazed entrance doors. A moulded 1st floor beam and other framing is
exposed in the cross-wing, which was extended rearwards by 2 bays in late C16
or early C17. A small staircase wing to rear has a good late C17 staircase
with moulded handrails, newels with acorn finials and turned balusters. The
extensions to left are mainly of late C19, with possible earlier core.

Listing NGR: TL7213780125

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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