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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Tostock, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2384 / 52°14'18"N

Longitude: 0.8573 / 0°51'26"E

OS Eastings: 595195

OS Northings: 263872

OS Grid: TL951638

Mapcode National: GBR RGJ.MKV

Mapcode Global: VHKD6.TZ3X

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 15 November 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032399

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281274

Location: Tostock, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP30

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Tostock

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Tostock St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


5/171 The Old Rectory

-- II

Former rectory; c.1800 with extensions to right and rear of early.C19. Gault
brick. Hipped roof of graded Welsh slates: internal chimneys of gault brick.
2 storeys. 5 windows. Small-pane sashes with flat arches of gauged brick.
At the centre bays, 4 Ionic pilasters rise through 2 storeys to support a
shallow pediment. The pilaster capitals are in buff terracotta or limestone
and the pediment has plain moulded woodwork. Entrance door with 8 sunk
panels: above is a shallow arch in 2 orders of gauged brick, and a small
semicircular fanlight has radiating bars. Interior: the front range has
restrained plasterwork and joinery of c.1800: Flaxman ovals, and panels over
doors. Staircase within inner hall has wrought iron balustrade. Believed to
have fluted Ionic columns in one room and an Adaartype plaster ceiling in a
bedroom. Early C19 addition to right of 1 + 1 windows and another, larger, to
rear. To right and left are semi-elliptical screen walls about 2.5m high of
gault brick with a band at mid-height: at the centre is an archway with
wrought iron fencing within the lower part.

Listing NGR: TL9519563872

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