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The Old Rectory, Burgh

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 285424

OS Grid Reference: TM2283651250
OS Grid Coordinates: 622836, 251250
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1146, 1.2532

Location: B1079, Burgh, Suffolk IP13 6PT

Locality: Burgh
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 6PT

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Listing Text

TM 25 SW
(East Side)
2/60 The Old Rectory
16/3/66 (formerly listed under
Drab's Lane)
House, formerly rectory. Late C18 with early and late-C19 and early-C20
additions and alterations. Red Flemish bond brick with a plain tile roof.
Two storeys with attic. Entrance front: five bays, near-symmetrically
disposed and originally symmetrical. Slightly projecting plinth and band
of 3 bricks depth between the floors. To the centre is a projecting
single-storey porch of rectangular plan and late C19/early C20 date which
has a central 6-panel door and flat roof. This extends to partially
obscure the bays at either side of centre which are blocked. The two outer
bays at left and right retain their tall sash windows of 3x4 panes with
flat-arched heads. To the first floor are four windows of 3x4 sash panes
of lesser height than those at ground floor level and to the centre is a
round-arched window with interlacing, cusped glazing bars. Hipped roof
with valley to the centre. Square chimney stacks of 4 flues at either
side. Flat roofed C20 dormer at right of 3x2 panes. At the time of
resurvey (1987) the roof tiles were being relayed and the left hand dormer,
which was similar to that at right, was being rebuilt. To left of the
facade is a semi-circular bow window of early C19 date, attached to the
left hand flank. A further, rectangular addition to the right hand side
extends from this side and has blank walling with a band of 3 bricks depth
below the brick parapet which has an ashlar coping. The left hand flank
has the projecting bow window at right with French windows at the centre
with a flat-arched head at either side of which are windows of 3x4 sash
panes. To the first floor at centre is a window of 3x4 sash panes before
which is a balcony with wrought iron railing of early C20 date supported on
slender iron columns. The windows to either side of this are blocked.
Brick parapet above with a stone coping. To left of this is a projecting
rectangular bay of late-C19 date which is stuccoed and has chamfered quoins
at the corners. To the centre at ground floor level is a 1/2-glazed door
with overlight and to the first floor is a tripartite window, the central
light being of 3x4 panes with lateral lights of lx4 panes. The right hand
flank has a projecting rectangular bay at left which has a sash window of
3x4 panes with a cambered head at ground floor level and a similar window
with flat head to the first floor. Band of 3 bricks depth below the
shallow parapet. To the right hand flank of this projecting bay is a pump
with a wooden painted casing bearing a metal plaque decorated with
affronted profile heads and foliage. To right of this bay and recessed is
walling with patterning of fired headers and a door at centre with
classical surround, having pilasters at either side with moulded caps and
lattice pattern and quatrefoils to the frieze. Panelled reveals and a door
of 6 raised and fielded panels. Rear: projecting wing at left of centre
with round-arched window to ground floor right which was originally a
doorway, now half blocked and to left of this is a projecting single-storey
gabled projection. To the first floor is a tripartite window slightly to
right of centre, with a central sash of 3x4 panes. To left of this is a 2-
light casement window, originally narrower and having a cambered head. To
right is a 2-light window with a cambered head. At far right is the flank
of the stuccoed C19 bay with chamfered quoins. To the attic are two flat-
headed dormer windows of 3x2 panes.

Listing NGR: TM2283651250

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Source: English Heritage

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