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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Birdbrook, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0401 / 52°2'24"N

Longitude: 0.4871 / 0°29'13"E

OS Eastings: 570673

OS Northings: 240884

OS Grid: TL706408

Mapcode National: GBR PFW.3XW

Mapcode Global: VHJHJ.DZBG

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 16 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165204

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114087

Location: Birdbrook, Braintree, Essex, CO9

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Birdbrook

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Birdbrook St Augustine of Canterbury

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

3/27 The Old Rectory


Rectory, late C18/early C19, now a private house. Part stucco, part red brick,
English bond, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. Aligned approx. NE-SW,
aspect NW, with 2 axial chimney stacks symmetrically arranged. Front elevation
of stucco marked to imitate stone blocks, apparently on timber framed structure.
Rear elevation of red brick, Flemish bond, with penny joints and gauged brick
arches. Some crown glass and much early sheet glass in front windows. 2
double-hung sash windows of 24 lights. On first floor, central double-hung sash
window of 15 lights, one each side of 20 lights. Dentilled cornice, parapet,
hipped roof. Central half-glazed door, fanlight with intersected tracery.
Early C19 elaborate trellised porch, mostly latticed, Chinese-inspired
geometrical infill near base, flat roof with dentilled cornice. The porch is
particulrly valuable, a rare survival, probably dating from c.1815 the hood
possibly earlier.

Listing NGR: TL7067340884

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