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Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in South Acre, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6969 / 52°41'48"N

Longitude: 0.6778 / 0°40'40"E

OS Eastings: 581048

OS Northings: 314391

OS Grid: TF810143

Mapcode National: GBR Q7B.XWV

Mapcode Global: WHKQP.DG0T

Entry Name: Old Rectory

Listing Date: 9 July 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077276

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220941

Location: South Acre, Breckland, Norfolk, PE32

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: South Acre

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: South Acre St George

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


4/38 Old Rectory


Former rectory. Late C18 and later. Brick, re-used limestone ashlar, knapped
flint and gault brick. Flat roof to front block, pantiles to rear. 2
storeyed front block. 3-bay symmetrical facade with 2 full height bays,
segmental in plan, with tripartite sash windows with glazing bars beneath
rendered skewback arches. Centre bay with a 2-leaf panelled front door
beneath a traceried semicircular fanlight and within a doorcase consisting
of a pair engaged reeded Roman Doric columns supporting a renewed broken
pediment. Single sash window with glazing bars at first floor beneath a
rendered skewback arch. Parapet with stone coping. East facade. Later
canted bay to side of front block with 6 sash windows with glazing bars (one
blind) beneath gault brick skewback arches. Middle bay consists of gable-
end of rear block which has a datestone (1841) at base of gable. The fabric
is of galletted flint with re-used ashlar and gault brick dressings. 3
storeys and 2 bays of sash windows with glazing bars beneath skewback arches.
Gable with tumbling-in. Lower additions to north with a 2-storey canted bay
and sash windows with glazing bars. West facade has sash windows with glazing
bars, a pedimented doorcase on pilasters and outbuildings projecting westwards
forming a courtyard. Interior. Original swept staircase with square sectioned
balasters open string and mahogany handrail.

Listing NGR: TF8104814391

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