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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Beckington, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2642 / 51°15'51"N

Longitude: -2.2857 / 2°17'8"W

OS Eastings: 380162

OS Northings: 151708

OS Grid: ST801517

Mapcode National: GBR 0RY.QY2

Mapcode Global: VH977.BHH7

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 11 March 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058202

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266983

Location: Beckington, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Beckington

Built-Up Area: Beckington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


15/36 The Old Rectory



House,former rectory. C17, refronted late C18, further additions of mid C19. Random rubble, flush dressed quoins,
stone tile roof, dentil eaves cornice, ashlar end stacks with moulded caps, 3 box dormers. Symmetrical classical
facade, L plan, C17 dwelling with C18 crosswing refronting. Two storeys and attics, 3 bays, tripartite sash windows
with glazing bars in plain stone surrounds, plain stone dividing mullions; side lights of centre window on first floor
blocked. Door opening to centre in portico; 6 Tuscan columns coupled to each side supporting a triangular pediment
with patera; projecting door opening enclosed by ashlar, central half glazed door with glazing bars, sidelights,
decorated segmental fanlight over. Four bay wing to rear of right return, 2 storeys; restored 3-light stone mullioned
windows with stopped labels. Interior contains late C18 features including doors, shutters, and moulded cornices to
several rooms; that to left on ground floor has a fine marble fireplace with scroll decoration. Cantilever open well
staircase, turned newels, plain balusters, ramped handrail, moulded head brackets.

Listing NGR: ST8016251708

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