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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.5174 / 52°31'2"N

Longitude: 1.6664 / 1°39'59"E

OS Eastings: 648850

OS Northings: 297381

OS Grid: TM488973

Mapcode National: GBR YSM.257

Mapcode Global: VHM66.TZVH

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 27 November 1954

Last Amended: 29 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031958

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282398

Location: Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet, Waveney, Suffolk, NR32

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

Civil Parish: Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Somerleyton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TM 49 NE
4/47 The Old Rectory
(formerly listed as The
House, formerly the rectory. 1773, with possibly earlier work in rear wing.
Red brick, formerly colourwashed, with a wooden modillion eaves cornice. Part
plastered to rear where a C16 range formerly adjoined. Hipped roof of glazed
black pantiles. 2 storeys. 5-bay facade: slightly inset sash windows with
glazing bars under flat brick arches; the 2 right hand openings on the first
floor are bricked up. Doorway with 6-panel raised and fielded door, plain
semi-circular fanlight, pilasters with fret decoration and a dentil cornice
with broken pediment carried on console brackets. The door is approached by a
flight of 3 stone steps, with a simple wrought iron handrail each side. The
right gable end has a full-height 3-light splayed sashed bay. The ground
floor rooms have moulded cornices, one also with a fluted frieze. Well stair
with 3 turned balusters to each tread, carved tread-ends and a ramped handrail
in pine. A good Adam-style fireplace on the first floor.

Listing NGR: TM4885097381

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

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