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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1031958
English Heritage Legacy ID: 282398
Location: Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet, Waveney, Suffolk, NR32
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
SOMERLEYTON SOMERLEYTON PARK
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
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