Description: The Old Rectory
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
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TL 78 SW ERISWELL LITTLE ERISWELL
3/20 The Old Rectory
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
Source: English Heritage
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