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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Litton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2897 / 51°17'23"N

Longitude: -2.5839 / 2°35'1"W

OS Eastings: 359381

OS Northings: 154673

OS Grid: ST593546

Mapcode National: GBR JR.Z0R1

Mapcode Global: VH89F.5VC5

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 29 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345128

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268089

Location: Litton, Mendip, Somerset, BA3

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Litton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


7/70 The Old Rectory


Rectory, now house. C16, early and mid C19 addition and alteration. Coursed and squared rubble, ashlar, freestone
dressings, hipped and gabled slate roofs, coped verge with a cruciform finial; rubble and ashlar stacks, some set
diagonally and grouped, some octagonal and grouped. Gothick and Free-Gothic; L-plan. Symmetrical garden front, 2
storeys, 3 bays, 12-pane sash windows to first floor, stopped labels, ground floor with 8-pane French windows with
additional marginal lights, stopped labels; first floor band, parapet with coping. Central 4-centred head door opening,
paired three-quarter glazed doors, projecting surround under a cornice hood. Right return with door opening to
churchyard of Church of St Mary (qv), panelled door, top 2 panels glazed. Left return with pointed head window to first
floor, 2 lights with stone plate tracery, 3-light stone mullioned window to ground floor, each light with 4-centred
head. Interior with moulded C16 cross beared ceiling; staircase with stick balusters, turned newel; some early/mid C19
chimneypieces; barrel ceiling on first floor.

Listing NGR: ST5938154673

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