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Foston Rectory, Foston

Description: Foston Rectory

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 329513

OS Grid Reference: SE6874064859
OS Grid Coordinates: 468740, 464859
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0751, -0.9509

Locality: Foston
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO60 7QB

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Listing Text

(south side, off)

6/23 Foston Rectory

25.1.54 II*

Rectory. 1813. Designed and built by Sydney Smith (1771-1845). Brick in
Flemish bond, pantile roof. Hallway entry with canted bay to rear right,
and service wing to left. 2 storeys, 3 bays to main range. 2 storeys,
4 bays to service wing. Main range: wide glazed door in wrought iron porch
flanked by sashes with glazing bars. first floor: deep unequal 15-pane sash
flanked by unequal 9-pane sashes. Hipped roof, ridge stacks. Service wing:
two 16-pane sashes with 6-pane fixed window to right. First floor: 16-pane
sashes with 6-pane fixed window to right. Ridge stacks. House of Sydney
Smith, wit, founder editor of the "Edinburgh Review" and parson at Foston
from 1808 to 1829.

Listing NGR: SE6874064859

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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