Description: The Old Rectory
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
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SOMERLEYTON SOMERLEYTON PARK
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
Source: English Heritage
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