Description: The Old Rectory
Date Listed: 26 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279396
OS Grid Reference: TM1343461474
OS Grid Coordinates: 613434, 261474
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2101, 1.1225
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TM 16 SW
2/145 The Old Rectory
Former rectory. Early C17 core, with remodelling in early C19 in the Gothick
manner. Timber-framed and plastered with a deep coved cornice beneath the
eaves; side and rear walls mainly encased early C19 in gault brick.
Plaintiled roof, the ornate bargeboards have a scrolled pendant freize. An
axial chimney of early C19 gault brick has 3 square shafts with moulded caps
and bases (one altered); the plinth has a sunk panel beneath each shaft. 3
cell lobby-entrance plan. 2 storeys, partly with attics. Good early C19
windows: at ground storey 3 splayed bays, flat-roofed, with small-pane sashes;
above each sash are 3 small glazed trefoiled heads with sunk spandrels. At
1st storey are 4-light leaded casements, each light having a trefoiled head.
Matching entrance porch, flat-roofed, with fluted pilasters and 6-panelled
door, the upper panels glazed; fanlight with a pair of trefoil-headed lights
with enriched spandrels. In the parlour to right is a C17 ovolo-moulded beam;
other framing is mainly concealed. Butt-purl in roof. A rear C18 timber-
framed service wing to left, much remodelled in early C19.
Listing NGR: TM1343461474
Source: English Heritage
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