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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Tarrant Gunville, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9138 / 50°54'49"N

Longitude: -2.1064 / 2°6'23"W

OS Eastings: 392614

OS Northings: 112713

OS Grid: ST926127

Mapcode National: GBR 303.N7Y

Mapcode Global: FRA 66GP.K5Y

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 14 July 1955

Last Amended: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118490

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103677

Location: Tarrant Gunville, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Tarrant Gunville

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Tarrant Gunville St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(South side)

9/49 The Old Rectory
(formerly listed as
14.7.55 The Rectory)


Rectory, now private house. c.1800 for Francis Simpson, rector. Banded flint
and ashlar with tiled roof of 2-parallel ranges. Flint and ashlar stucks
variously disposed. Square plan with 3-symmetrical 3 bay facades. 3 storeys.
Sashes of 6-panes to the upper floor and 12-panes below. Central gabled porch
with round headed arch containing fanlight and a panelled door. Tiled garage
attached to right.

Internal features (RCHM): stone stairs to first floor level with moulded nosing
and plain timber balustrades; stairs above first floor of wood with Tuscan column
newel-posts; ground-floor rooms have moulded plaster cornices and marble fireplace
surrounds; original bookcases in study. (RCHM, Dorset, vol.IV, p.94, no.4.
Newman, J. and Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England: Dorset, 1972, p.417.)

Listing NGR: ST9261412713

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