Description: The Old Rectory
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
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TL 96 SE TOSTOCK NORTON ROAD
5/171 The Old Rectory
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
Source: English Heritage
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