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The Old Rectory, East Harptree

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 32771

OS Grid Reference: ST5657855958
OS Grid Coordinates: 356578, 155958
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3011, -2.6242

Location: The Cross, East Harptree, Bath and North East Somerset BS40 6BD

Locality: East Harptree
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS40 6BD

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Listing Text


5/31 The Old Rectory


House. C17 with C19 alterations. Rubble with stone dressings, quoins, copings
and pantile roof. 2 storeys, 3 windows to ground floor, 5 windows to upper floor.
Ground floor windows are one 3-light and two 4-light ovolo mullion windows with
dripstones and C19 casements. Upper windows are three 3-light C19 wood casements
in original openings and two 3-light ovolo mullion windows also with C19 casements.
Doorway below 2nd upper window from left hand is probably a C19 insertion and has
a 4-centred arch with a single chamfer. C20 plank door with glazed panel.
2 stone stacks and 1 brick. C20 outshut to rear conceals a reset Decorated niche
with cusping and a chamfered respond. This was probably inserted in the C19 when
the house served as a nunnery. Interior. Large inglenook fireplace in ground
floor left hand room with a stop chamfered beam and bread oven. Several chamfered
beams in other rooms. 1st floor corridor has at either end a segmental arched
doorway with chamfered jambs and a panelled partition wall with nuns' sliding spy

Listing NGR: ST5657855958

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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