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The Old Rectory, Tostock

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 281274

OS Grid Reference: TL9519563872
OS Grid Coordinates: 595195, 263872
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2384, 0.8573

Locality: Tostock
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP30 9NU

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Listing Text


5/171 The Old Rectory

-- II

Former rectory; c.1800 with extensions to right and rear of early.C19. Gault
brick. Hipped roof of graded Welsh slates: internal chimneys of gault brick.
2 storeys. 5 windows. Small-pane sashes with flat arches of gauged brick.
At the centre bays, 4 Ionic pilasters rise through 2 storeys to support a
shallow pediment. The pilaster capitals are in buff terracotta or limestone
and the pediment has plain moulded woodwork. Entrance door with 8 sunk
panels: above is a shallow arch in 2 orders of gauged brick, and a small
semicircular fanlight has radiating bars. Interior: the front range has
restrained plasterwork and joinery of c.1800: Flaxman ovals, and panels over
doors. Staircase within inner hall has wrought iron balustrade. Believed to
have fluted Ionic columns in one room and an Adaartype plaster ceiling in a
bedroom. Early C19 addition to right of 1 + 1 windows and another, larger, to
rear. To right and left are semi-elliptical screen walls about 2.5m high of
gault brick with a band at mid-height: at the centre is an archway with
wrought iron fencing within the lower part.

Listing NGR: TL9519563872

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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