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Description: The Old Rectory
Date Listed: 9 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 279386
OS Grid Reference: TM1195160220
OS Grid Coordinates: 611951, 260220
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1994, 1.1001
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LITTLE STONHAM NORWICH ROAD
TM 16 SW
2/135 The Old Rectory
9-12-55 (formerly listed as
Former rectory. A late C15 open-hall house of Wealden type, with alterations
mainly of late C18 and mid C19. Timber-framed and plastered. Concrete tiled
roof with axial C19 chimneys of red brick. The centre hall range has small-
pane late C18 sashes with flush frames and architraves. 6-panelled entrance
door of c.1800, the centre panels fielded, the upper panels glazed; fielded
panels to the reveals, and a cornice on flat pilasters. The 2-bay open hall
has a good complete smoke-blackened crownpost roof; the open truss has an
octagonal crownpost with a moulded and embattled capital, 4-way braces (the
lateral braces are not morticed to the collar and are purely decorative).
Studwork at both ends of the hall with both arch and tension wind-bracing.
Other framing largely concealed or altered by C19 remodelling. The original
parlour cell to right was demolished and rebuilt higher in mid C19, with
plastered brick walling and small-pane sashes. The adjoining C19 service
range to left, now a separate dwelling known as Old Rectory Cottage, is not of
Listing NGR: TM1195160220
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Source: English Heritage
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