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Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Snetterton, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.4806 / 52°28'50"N

Longitude: 0.934 / 0°56'2"E

OS Eastings: 599335

OS Northings: 291006

OS Grid: TL993910

Mapcode National: GBR SF1.GXY

Mapcode Global: VHKC3.4XM8

Entry Name: Old Rectory

Listing Date: 16 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1248430

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220237

Location: Snetterton, Breckland, Norfolk, NR16

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Snetterton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Shropham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


7/75 Old Rectory.

- II

House. Mid C14 hall house, completely reconstructed late C17, remodelled
C18. Timber framed core, otherwise rendered clay lump on flint and brick
plinth. Plain tiled roof. 2 storeys. Gabled timber porch with barge boards
left of centre c.1900. 4 C19 ground floor casements of various sizes with
transoms under hood moulds on labels. 5 similar windows to first floor.
Overhanging eaves and gabled roof. South internal gable stack and rebuilt
C17 ridge stack right of centre. Mid C20 kitchen extension to north. Rear
has full length C18 pantiled outshut retaining 4 original iron casements with
glazing bars, one round-headed window and other C20 windows, all of random
disposition. Door with 2 rectangular overlights. South gable has 2 round-
headed windows each floor and barge boards. Interior of old kitchen with
timber framed north wall in 4 bays, probably original mid C14 entrance to
service end to north of screens passage: heavy scantling comprising principal
posts arch braced in side bays. 2 central bays formed doorways with trefoiled
arches and punched spandrels, now blocked with secondary posts. Principals
rise to first floor bedroom where cross frame survives, tension braced in
3 tiers. Roof renewed in C18, C19 and C20. Remains of C17 diamond mullioned
window in one rear first floor room. Dining room with intact C17 fireplace.

Listing NGR: TL9933591006

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