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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Foulness, Essex

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Latitude: 51.6011 / 51°36'4"N

Longitude: 0.892 / 0°53'31"E

OS Eastings: 600376

OS Northings: 193106

OS Grid: TR003931

Mapcode National: GBR SRM.JBW

Mapcode Global: VHKHJ.D0WW

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 13 January 1988

Last Amended: 17 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1112638

English Heritage Legacy ID: 123126

Location: Foulness, Rochford, Essex, SS3

County: Essex

District: Rochford

Civil Parish: Foulness

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

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Listing Text


The Rectory
The address shall be amended to read:
The Old Rectory

TR 09 SW
9/103 The Rectory
House. Late C17/early C18 origin with brick facing scratch dated SP 1846.
Gault brick. Hipped grey slate roof. 2 storeys. Rear chimney stack. Moulded
eaves cornice. 3 window range of small paned vertically sliding sashes, gauged
brick arches, tall ground floor windows to front and left return. Central
enclosed flat headed porch, stone band and cornice, tall window to front, part
glazed door to left return. Until this century the Island had no fresh water
supply and the water cistern supplied from the roof, is to the rear of the
building. Interior features include, kitchen dresser with shelves and drawers.
Servants stairs from kitchen. Small cellar. 4-panel doors with moulded
surrounds throughout. Stick baluster staircase with wreathed handrail and
landing rails. Moulded cornices to main rooms. Shutters to some windows and
panels below others, now with cills but probably for vertical shutters. Moulded
wainscots. Shutters to glazed front door. Some original bedroom cupboards.
Black marble fire surround. Stop chamfered bridging joist in old kitchen.
Fireplace with iron range "The Larbert" Renfrew, Scotland, documents have been
found relating to the shipping of 280 per month of these ranges from Scotland to
the south of England. To the side of the range is a bread oven with a water
cistern under. The 4 board door with moulded surround and small canopy on
brackets has an original wooden box lock with iron bands to right and left, each
ornamented with cut-out quatrefoils.

Listing NGR: TR0037693106

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

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