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The Old Rectory, Westhorpe

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 279561

OS Grid Reference: TM0432669236
OS Grid Coordinates: 604326, 269236
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2833, 0.9941

Location: Church Road, Westhorpe, Suffolk IP14 4SU

Locality: Westhorpe
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 4SU

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Listing Text

TM 06 NW
4/105 The Old Rectory

House. Late C16, altered and extended mid to late C19, altered C20. Timber
frame, plastered; extended in whitewashed brick. Thatched roof. 6 bays, 3
cells; originally a cross passage plan, extended to rear to form a T on plan
5 window front. Ground floor central C19 garden doors with side lights, all
margin glazed, architrave with cornice, to right a small 2-light leaded
casement and a large 3-light casement with hexagon and diamond pattern
glazing, to left a similar 3-light casement, first floor 2 and 3-light part
opening leaded pane casements. Rebuilt stack on ridge to left of centre
between original hall and parlour, right end C19 internal stack, both with
cogged oversailing caps. Gable ends have mixed casements, traces of
herringbone panelled pargetting, overhanging gables with curved brackets to
exposed plates. To rear right a C19 lean-to with an entrance in return, part
glazed, part fielded 6 panelled door, recessed in a chamfered surround.
Extending to rear centre is 2 bay C19 addition, mixed casements, some lattice
leaded, some segmental headed, towards rear a C20 porch, to rear an external
red brick stack with a cogged oversailing cap, lean-to backhouse; left return
has a further 1 storey and attic projection with a gabled half dormer stair
window. Interior: frame concealed on ground floor, stop chamfered binding
beams and joists, late C19 staircase. First floor exposed close studding,
straight arched brace to cambered tie beam. Purlins clasped by cambered
collars and halved principals in closed trusses and butted into chamfered
principals in open trusses, arched windbraces.

Listing NGR: TM0432669236

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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