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Rectory, Elmsett

Description: Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 January 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 276486

OS Grid Reference: TM0549546692
OS Grid Coordinates: 605495, 246692
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0804, 0.9976

Location: Whatfield Road, Elmsett, Suffolk IP7 6LN

Locality: Elmsett
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP7 6LN

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Listing Text

TM 04 NE 39/338 23.1.58
A C16 timber-framed and plastered building on a moated site, with C18
and later alterations and additions. Roof tiled, hipped with a ridge
chimney stack with a row of 4 octagonal shafts with moulded bases. The
shafts have been reduced in height and chimney pots added. L-shaped
plan with wings to the north-east and south-east. The south-east wing,
formerly a cross wing, is now incorporated into the main block. Two
storeys and attics. Six window range of casements. The doorway has
a Tuscan portico with plain columns and a cornice. John Boise, scholar
and divine is said to have been born here and was later rector.

Listing NGR: TM0549546692

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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