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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Toppesfield, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0048 / 52°0'17"N

Longitude: 0.53 / 0°31'48"E

OS Eastings: 573757

OS Northings: 237060

OS Grid: TL737370

Mapcode National: GBR PGB.8TP

Mapcode Global: VHJHR.4WK0

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 7 August 1952

Last Amended: 29 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338022

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114491

Location: Toppesfield, Braintree, Essex, CO9

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Toppesfield

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Toppesfield St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 7337 TOPPESFIELD THE CAUSEWAY, West Side
6/6 The Old Rectory,
7.8.1952 formerly listed as
The Rectory
GV II

House, early C16, altered in C18 and C19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed
with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays aligned N-S with external chimney stacks
to N and W, aspect E. Rear wing from S bay with internal chimney stack at the
junction, and external chimney stack at end. Stair tower in the angle, and
rear extension from N bay, C18, forming an irregular half-H plan. 2 storeys.
Half-glazed door in tiled gabled porch, C19, 3 double-hung sash windows of 15
lights, early C19, and one C19 casement window of 6 lights. First floor, 4
similar windows and one early C18 sash window of 18 lights. Plain plaster band
on S part of front elevation, extending round S elevation. Roof hipped. The
interior has richly roll-moulded beams and joists, early C16, and other beams
chamfered with lamb's tongue stops. An internal chimney stack has been removed
from the second bay from the S end, leaving plain joists in this bay. C18 stair
of high quality, the posts fluted with carved Corinthian capitals, and twisted
balusters, complete. C18 pine panelling and folding internal shutters in S
ground floor rooms. Ground floor partition between N and next bay stripped,
revealing wide doorway with 4-centred head, original. RCHM 7.


Listing NGR: TL7375737060

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