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The Old Rectory, Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 282398

OS Grid Reference: TM4885097381
OS Grid Coordinates: 648850, 297381
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5174, 1.6664

Location: Blundeston Road, Somerleyton, Suffolk NR32 5QE

Locality: Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet
Local Authority: Waveney District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR32 5QE

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Listing Text

TM 49 NE
4/47 The Old Rectory
(formerly listed as The
House, formerly the rectory. 1773, with possibly earlier work in rear wing.
Red brick, formerly colourwashed, with a wooden modillion eaves cornice. Part
plastered to rear where a C16 range formerly adjoined. Hipped roof of glazed
black pantiles. 2 storeys. 5-bay facade: slightly inset sash windows with
glazing bars under flat brick arches; the 2 right hand openings on the first
floor are bricked up. Doorway with 6-panel raised and fielded door, plain
semi-circular fanlight, pilasters with fret decoration and a dentil cornice
with broken pediment carried on console brackets. The door is approached by a
flight of 3 stone steps, with a simple wrought iron handrail each side. The
right gable end has a full-height 3-light splayed sashed bay. The ground
floor rooms have moulded cornices, one also with a fluted frieze. Well stair
with 3 turned balusters to each tread, carved tread-ends and a ramped handrail
in pine. A good Adam-style fireplace on the first floor.

Listing NGR: TM4885097381

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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