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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Woolpit, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2258 / 52°13'32"N

Longitude: 0.8901 / 0°53'24"E

OS Eastings: 597491

OS Northings: 262555

OS Grid: TL974625

Mapcode National: GBR SJ2.HVK

Mapcode Global: VHKDF.CBY2

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 18 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1181563

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280918

Location: Woolpit, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP30

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Woolpit

Built-Up Area: Woolpit

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Woolpit The Blessed Virgin Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

WOOLPIT RECTORY LANE
TL 9762
5/165 The Old Rectory
-
- II
Former rectory. Early C16. Alterations of late C19 and c.1914. A 3-cell
open hall house of half-H plan form, with numerous additions to side and rear.
The 2-bay hall range of one storey and attics, the two-storey cross-wing each
of 3 bays. Timber-framed, encased at front and side in C19 gault brick.
Plaintiled roofs: three gabled casement dormers to hall range. C19 chimneys
of gault brick with diagonally-set square shafts and heavy caps. Mainly early
C20 casements with leaded lights, a C19 small-paned sash in the parlour. Pair
of half-glazed C19 entrance doors with gabled porch. Interior much remodelled
in C19. Both cross-wings have small areas of heavy close-studding exposed and
arch-braced cambered tiebeams at open trusses. The left hand cross-wing has a
complete crownpost roof: square post at open truss with thick 4-way braces.
The roof over the hall has been altered, but has no smoke blackening although
appearing to be original. This suggests a late-medieval date. Roof of right
hand wing not examined. An inserted first floor in the hall has C17 ovolo-
moulded main beams.


Listing NGR: TL9749162555

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