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The Old Rectory, Drinkstone

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 15 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 280778

OS Grid Reference: TL9598461853
OS Grid Coordinates: 595984, 261853
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2200, 0.8677

Location: Drinkstone, Suffolk IP30 9SX

Locality: Drinkstone
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP30 9SX

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Listing Text

TL 96 SE
- The Old Rectory
- II*
Former rectory. Circa 1760 for Rev. Richard Moseley. Red brick with
rusticated quoins and eaves cornice with modillions. Hipped slated roofs with
internal chimneys of red brick. 2 storeys. 5-window main range; 3-window
service range to left, lower and set-back. Small-pane sashes with flat arches
of gauged brick; a Venetian window over the entrance lights the staircase
hall. Prominent entrance doorway, approached by a flight of 5 steps; a pair
of entrance doors with 3 fielded panels, an oblong fanlight with intersecting
bars. Panelled pilasters, segmental pediment on massive enriched console
brackets. Interior: 3 reception rooms have full-height panelling with large
panels, and good fireplaces. Two rooms at 1st storey also fully panelled.
Staircase with closely-spaced slender turned balusters, wreathed handrails and
console brackets beneath each tread.

Listing NGR: TL9598461853

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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