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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Lovington, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0837 / 51°5'1"N

Longitude: -2.5837 / 2°35'1"W

OS Eastings: 359208

OS Northings: 131764

OS Grid: ST592317

Mapcode National: GBR MR.D16M

Mapcode Global: FRA 56G8.57C

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 24 March 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1346140

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263372

Location: Lovington, South Somerset, Somerset, BA7

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Lovington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


The Old Rectory
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Detached cottage. Cl6 and later. Local grey lias stone roughly cut and squared; thatched roof between coped qables;
brick end and intermediate chimney stacks. L-plan. Single storey with attics, 3 bays. Horizontal bar casement windows
of 2 and 3 lights of several types, under exposed timber lintols; to upper bay 2 a window cut into thatch: between bays
2 and 3 a plain boarded door with glazed toplight under timber lintol. Interior not seen, but reported is a
cross-passage plan: internal features noted include chamfered beams with shallow step and runouts, with 4-panel ceiling
in west room, the central transverse beam ovolo-moulded; an in-and-out plank partition to the hall, with bead mould,
and also a stud and plank partition: two first floor rooms have small ribbed plaster cornice; spiral staircase near
rear hall door: rear wing has ovolo mould doorway with cambered arch, and former oven to north gable: roof has three
jointed cruck trusses, blackened, with one windbrace in situ; and C17 collar beam trusses over parlour and return wing.
(VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1977).

Listing NGR: ST5920831764

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