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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Lydford-on-Fosse, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0852 / 51°5'6"N

Longitude: -2.6198 / 2°37'11"W

OS Eastings: 356680

OS Northings: 131951

OS Grid: ST566319

Mapcode National: GBR MP.CXS0

Mapcode Global: FRA 56D8.35L

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 2 June 1961

Last Amended: 17 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058833

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267555

Location: Lydford-on-Fosse, Mendip, Somerset, TA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Lydford-on-Fosse

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


10/83 The Old Rectory
(Previously listed as The Rectory)


- II

Rectory, now house. Late Cl8. Coursed and squared lias, plain stone band at first floor level, hipped slate roof, C20
concrete off-ridge stacks, ashlar end pilasters, moulded stone eaves cornice. T-plan, symmetrical entrance frontage.
Two storeys, 3 bays, Venetian windows in plain stone surrounds, except single semi-circular head window to centre of
first floor; 6:15:6 pane sashes to each window, window to centre of first floor with 15 pane sashes. Central door
opening in a dressed stone surround with a moulded semi-circular head, pilaster to each side; half glazed door,
fan-light with radiating glazing bars; large stone portico with flat entablature on 4 fluted Roman Doric columns,
three- quarter columns to wall. Two storey wing of lower height at right-angles to rear in conforming style. Interior
with co-eval features including fireplaces and ornamental plasterwork to principal ground floor rooms.

Listing NGR: ST5668031951

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