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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Seavington St Michael, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.934 / 50°56'2"N

Longitude: -2.8456 / 2°50'43"W

OS Eastings: 340678

OS Northings: 115288

OS Grid: ST406152

Mapcode National: GBR MD.PDWV

Mapcode Global: FRA 46XM.Z36

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 4 February 1958

Last Amended: 18 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057000

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264159

Location: Seavington St. Mary, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Seavington St Mary

Built-Up Area: Seavington St Michael

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: South Petherton with the Seavingtons and the Lambrooks

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text

The Old Rectory
(formerly listed as the Rectory)


Detached house, formerly the Rectory. C17 origins, remodelled in C18. Ham stone ashlar and near-ashlar; hipped Welsh
slate roof; rendered chimney sticks. Two storeys with attics, 5 x 5 bays. Plinth, eaves cornice with secret gutter;
12-pane sash windows in architraves, some with thick glazing bars; lower windows have hoods over, and the upper centre
has an eared architrave and console bracket to cill; to lower centre bay a 6-panel door up 2 steps; with flanking Doric
pilasters, full entablature and pediment hood. South elevation of 5 bays to match, but the central doorway has a
moulded recess and flat hood on console brackets, above which is a semi-circular arched 24-pane sash window with 'Y'
tracery to head, the architrave having imposts and keystone; roof has 4 C20 flat-roofed dormer windows. North side has
two 5-light ovolo-mould mullioned windows with labels, the lower having one light blocked off, and also 2 small-pane
casements: range of single-storey buildings attached to rear. Interior not seen, but reported is the demolition of a
service wing in 1954, and also that all the original ceilings and fireplaces have been removed. (VCH, Vol III,

Listing NGR: ST4067815288

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