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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Combe Florey, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0719 / 51°4'18"N

Longitude: -3.2172 / 3°13'1"W

OS Eastings: 314819

OS Northings: 130990

OS Grid: ST148309

Mapcode National: GBR LW.DNT3

Mapcode Global: FRA 4649.4GM

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 25 February 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059223

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270271

Location: Combe Florey, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Combe Florey

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

2/60 . The Old Rectory
House. Dated 1742, enlarged early C19, probibly the rebuilding of in earlier dwelling. Rendered, slate roof, external stack left with large early C19 brick chimneys, and to right main block with service wing to right. 2-storeys plus
attic, 5-bays; sash windows, 3 gabled dormers, central bay distinguished by giant pilasters, french windows first floor opening onto C18 wooden decorative porch with Chinese Chippendale style balcony, glazed double doors below. Left return
elevation of 2-bays with projecting splayed bay window with glizing bar sashes and service wing beyond, probably part of the C19 additions. Gable end has plaque with date 1742 and inscription referring to rebuildinq in that year. Interior not viewed. This was the home of the wit and raconteur, Sidney Smith, Vicar of Combe Florey 1829-1845.

Listing NGR: ST1481930990

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