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The Old Rectory, Langham

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281768

OS Grid Reference: TL9782969663
OS Grid Coordinates: 597829, 269663
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2895, 0.8992

Location: Langham, Suffolk IP31 3EE

Locality: Langham
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP31 3EE

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Listing Text


4/23 The old Rectory


Former parsonage house. Core of circa 1600, with later C17 early C19 and
early C20 extensions. Timber-framed, with timbers exposed on the right gable
end, render to the left gable end, and colour-washed brick front; extensions
to the rear also in brick, Plaintiles. 1 storey and attics. An internal
chimney-stack has 4 attached square shafts, set diagonally, with heavy
corbelled heads, on a moulded rectangular base. 2 large Edwardian gabled
dormers inserted on the front have moulded bargeboards, applied mock timbering
and casement windows with square leaded panes. On the ground floor, an early
C19 single-storey canted bay on the right has 3 full-length small-paned sash
windows in flush frames, and a tripartite slate roof. The remaining
fenestration is C20, random. Entrance doorway into the right rear wing;
Edwardian plank door with raised pilaster strips and bracketed flat pediment.
Plain studding exposed inside: frame falls into 3 sections, the oldest on
right, with a blocked original window on its inner wall; central section has
an ovolo-moulded main beam with scroll stops. Most of rear frame and roof cut
away during later extensions. Fine ground floor room on right with full
height panelling of c.1700 and bolection moulded fireplace surround with panel
above. Wall with string and ovolo-moulded surrounds to panels, cornice with
cymatum and corona.

Listing NGR: TL9782969663

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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