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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in High Ham, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0751 / 51°4'30"N

Longitude: -2.8209 / 2°49'15"W

OS Eastings: 342589

OS Northings: 130960

OS Grid: ST425309

Mapcode National: GBR MF.DF5B

Mapcode Global: FRA 46Z8.WBJ

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 8 July 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056621

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263098

Location: High Ham, South Somerset, Somerset, TA10

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: High Ham

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

HIGH HAM CP THE GREEN (South side)
ST43SW
2/35 The Old Rectory
(Tor International School)
8.7.77

GV II

Former Rectory, now School. Mid C19 by John Norton. Local lias stone cut and squared, with bands of red stone, Ham
stone dressings; plain clay tile roof with bands of fish scale tiles between coped gables; stone chimney stacks. Mostly
2 storeys with attics: 5-bay asymetrical north elevation, of which bay 3 and bays 4/5 are gabled. Plinth, string
course; chamfer mullioned windows of several varieties: to bay 1 a 2-light flat-headed window set in voussoired
segmental arch, pointed arched doorway to left, catslide roof above; similar 4-light window lower bay 2, above 3-light
set in gabled dormer; bay 3 has a 4-light trefoil cusped window below and 3-light flat headed transomed window above,
under relieving arch; bay 4 has pointed arch to inner porch, and 2-light transomed window with relieving arch over the
shouldered-arched lights, then projecting chimney stack and single lancet lower bay 5. West elevation of 3 bays,
similar varied windows lower bay 1 projecting slightly with sloping stone roof, 3-light plate tracery stair window bay
2, bay 3 a chamfered projection with hipped roof, 3-light plate tracery stair window bay 2, bay 3 a chamfered
projection with hipped roof with pairs of windows each face. Comparatively plain south, garden, elevation. Inside, many
original fittings remain, including gothic chimney-pieces: high first floor further extended by carrying into roof
space.


Listing NGR: ST4258830961

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