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Latitude: 52.1734 / 52°10'24"N
Longitude: 1.2031 / 1°12'10"E
OS Eastings: 619115
OS Northings: 257628
OS Grid: TM191576
Mapcode National: GBR VMQ.QZB
Mapcode Global: VHLB7.SMWR
Entry Name: The Old Rectory
Listing Date: 16 January 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1240197
English Heritage Legacy ID: 361690
Location: Helmingham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14
District: Mid Suffolk
Civil Parish: Helmingham
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Helmingham St Mary
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
4/10026 The Old Rectory
Rectory now private house. Circa early C19, said to have been built in 1813
and designed by Benjamin Batley Catt of Ipswich. Flemish bound red brick,
possibly originally rendered. Plain tile roofs with crowstepped gable ends
with terracotta moulded coping. Brick axial and gabled end stacks with groups
of diagonally-set shafts. PLAN: Main axial range with central entrance hall
and flanking cross-wings projecting at the back with single storey range in
the space between. Tudor Gothic style. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and 2 storey and
attic. Asymmetrical east front with slightly projecting cross-wings left and
right with stepped gables, that to the right with polygonal brick finial, and
on left with projecting stack. 1:2:1 window range of 1 and 2-light moulded
wooden mullion and transom windows with glazing bars; in chamfered openings.
Central porch with stepped gable with brick finial and chamfered 4-centred
arch. Symmetrical 2 storey 3-bay S garden front, similar 2-light windows
those on ground floor larger, the centre a French casement. At rear (w) 3
stepped gables, right with stack, left with similar windows to front and side
and single storey centre gable projects and has canted bay window.
INTERIOR: Open-well, open string staircase with stick balusters and
SOURCE: Dictionary of architects of Suffolk Buildings 1800-1914, page 64.
Listing NGR: TM1911557628
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