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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Compton Pauncefoot, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0327 / 51°1'57"N

Longitude: -2.5086 / 2°30'30"W

OS Eastings: 364431

OS Northings: 126045

OS Grid: ST644260

Mapcode National: GBR MV.H87W

Mapcode Global: FRA 56MD.4J5

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 24 March 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1248620

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263362

Location: Compton Pauncefoot, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Compton Pauncefoot

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

The Old Rectory
Former rectory. Mid C18, but incorporating earlier fragments. Cary stone ashlar facade, cut and squared work elsewhere;
half hipped plain clay tile roof; ashlar chimney stacks with moulded caps. L-plan. Two storeys, five bays, of which the
centre 3 bays project under a flat roof behind a plain parapet with moulded coping. Lias stone base, plinth, cornice
mould to centre bays, rusticated quoins; 2-light mullioned and architraved windows with two 10-pane casements to outer
bays both levels, two 5-pane casements bays 2 and 4, and to upper bay 3 a 12-pane sash window in keystoned architrave:
to lower bay 3 a wide 6-panel door in keystoned architrave under open pediment enclosing urn. West elevation has gable
end. with matching first floor window and C19 flat roofed bay window below, then a 2-bay extension with architraved
12-pane sash windows. On east gable at first floor level remains of a Venetian window, now blocked and partly obscured
by stable wing (qv). Sundry additons to rear incorporate re-located mullioned windows of C17, without labels. Interior
has Cl8 staircases, lower flight possibly relocated; Regency detailing includes a Chippendale style glazed cupboard in
hall, and fine south-west corner room with fine acanthus coving and plaster panelled walls: north west room refitted in
late Cl9: only part of interior inspected.

Listing NGR: ST6443126045

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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