Description: The Old Rectory
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 280990
OS Grid Reference: TM2111372491
OS Grid Coordinates: 621113, 272491
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3060, 1.2419
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HORHAM THE STREET
TM 27 SW
The Old Rectory
(formerly listed as
29.7.55 The Rectory)
House, formerly the rectory. Early C19 with later additions, including a
single-storey range to the left. Brick, stuccoed and ashlar-lined to the
facade and right hand return (garden front); the remainder is colourwashed.
2-span hipped slated roof. 2 storeys. 3-bay facade with clasping pilasters
at the angles and the narrow centre bay set forward. The facade is not quite
symmetrical. Inset sash windows with glazing bars under slightly cambered
arches. Doorway has 6-panel bolection-moulded door and rectangular overlight
with ornamental glazing based on a design of radiating loops; panelled
reveals. Fine Roman Doric porch, the entablature with wreaths in the metopes
and a dentil cornice. 2-bay pilastered garden front with a first floor
moulded band; French windows to ground floor. Rear elevation has centre set
forward, the doorway with an overlight matching the one at the front. Part of
the medieval moat survives.
Listing NGR: TM2111372491
Source: English Heritage
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