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Latitude: 51.0719 / 51°4'18"N
Longitude: -3.2172 / 3°13'1"W
OS Eastings: 314819
OS Northings: 130990
OS Grid: ST148309
Mapcode National: GBR LW.DNT3
Mapcode Global: FRA 4649.4GM
Entry Name: The Old Rectory
Listing Date: 25 February 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1059223
English Heritage Legacy ID: 270271
Location: Combe Florey, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4
District: Taunton Deane
Civil Parish: Combe Florey
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
2/60 . The Old Rectory
House. Dated 1742, enlarged early C19, probibly the rebuilding of in earlier dwelling. Rendered, slate roof, external stack left with large early C19 brick chimneys, and to right main block with service wing to right. 2-storeys plus
attic, 5-bays; sash windows, 3 gabled dormers, central bay distinguished by giant pilasters, french windows first floor opening onto C18 wooden decorative porch with Chinese Chippendale style balcony, glazed double doors below. Left return
elevation of 2-bays with projecting splayed bay window with glizing bar sashes and service wing beyond, probably part of the C19 additions. Gable end has plaque with date 1742 and inscription referring to rebuildinq in that year. Interior not viewed. This was the home of the wit and raconteur, Sidney Smith, Vicar of Combe Florey 1829-1845.
Listing NGR: ST1481930990
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