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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in North Runcton, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7183 / 52°43'5"N

Longitude: 0.428 / 0°25'40"E

OS Eastings: 564090

OS Northings: 316170

OS Grid: TF640161

Mapcode National: GBR N45.F23

Mapcode Global: WHJP7.KX0Y

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 20 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077652

English Heritage Legacy ID: 222002

Location: North Runcton, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE33

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: North Runcton

Built-Up Area: North Runcton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

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Listing Text

TF 61 NW
4/69 The Old Rectory
- II
House, former Rectory, early C19, gault brick, hipped slate roof. 3 bays,
2 storeys, double depth; attached 3 bay 2-storeyed range en echelon to north-
east, carstone. Principal facade to south: 3 bays, 2 storeys, hipped slate
roof with wide eaves and modillions; stone plinth and platband, angle
pilasters. Central bay breaks forward with pediment. Recessed sashes with
glazing bars and flat arches; ground floor bays 1 and 3 with semi-circular
headed recess containing sash now reaching to ground with lower panel of
wood, 2 stone steps. Right return to east: 4 bays, 2 storeys, angle pilaster
to left; windowless first bay with stone platband; second bay with forward
2-storeyed porch having hipped slate roof, platband, semi-circular headed
doorway with double leaved panelled door and panelled wood tympanum, recessed
sashes with glazing bars to ground floor returns and above doorway. Bays
3 and 4 with varied fenestration in renewed openings; wide stair window,
c.1900, to bay 3 of 4 lights with two transoms, semi-circular light between
two transoms over central two lights, grille leaded panes; 4th bay with
recessed sashes with glazing bars. Left return to west of 3 bays and 2
storeys, pilaster strips at angles having recessed central panel. First
bay with 2 storeyed canted bay window having polygonal slate roof, sashes
with glazing bars to each floor, central window of ground floor bay with
double leaved doors to flight of stone steps. 2-storeyed block to north-east
in uncoursed carstone rubble with gault brick dressings, roof as to main
range; recessed sashes with glazing bars, quoined surrounds and stone sills.
Central doorway to east facade, rectangular fanlight over 4-panelled
part-glazed door. Gault brick stack to left with shaft enclosed by 3-light
roof dormer, 3 bulbous gault chimney pots. Similar pots to main house.
Interior: room to north-west with plaster ceiling rose, acanthus leaf frieze,
white marble fireplace with 2 bound reeded columns to both left and right;
room to south-west with plaster ceiling rose, plaster panelled walls and
acanthus leaf frieze, grey marble fireplace.

Listing NGR: TF6409016170

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

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