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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in East Harptree, Bath and North East Somerset

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Latitude: 51.3011 / 51°18'3"N

Longitude: -2.6242 / 2°37'27"W

OS Eastings: 356578

OS Northings: 155958

OS Grid: ST565559

Mapcode National: GBR JP.Y8M5

Mapcode Global: VH89D.GKJF

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 15 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129552

English Heritage Legacy ID: 32771

Location: East Harptree, Bath and North East Somerset, BS40

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: East Harptree

Built-Up Area: East Harptree

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


5/31 The Old Rectory


House. C17 with C19 alterations. Rubble with stone dressings, quoins, copings
and pantile roof. 2 storeys, 3 windows to ground floor, 5 windows to upper floor.
Ground floor windows are one 3-light and two 4-light ovolo mullion windows with
dripstones and C19 casements. Upper windows are three 3-light C19 wood casements
in original openings and two 3-light ovolo mullion windows also with C19 casements.
Doorway below 2nd upper window from left hand is probably a C19 insertion and has
a 4-centred arch with a single chamfer. C20 plank door with glazed panel.
2 stone stacks and 1 brick. C20 outshut to rear conceals a reset Decorated niche
with cusping and a chamfered respond. This was probably inserted in the C19 when
the house served as a nunnery. Interior. Large inglenook fireplace in ground
floor left hand room with a stop chamfered beam and bread oven. Several chamfered
beams in other rooms. 1st floor corridor has at either end a segmental arched
doorway with chamfered jambs and a panelled partition wall with nuns' sliding spy

Listing NGR: ST5657855958

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

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