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Latitude: 52.0401 / 52°2'24"N
Longitude: 0.4871 / 0°29'13"E
OS Eastings: 570673
OS Northings: 240884
OS Grid: TL706408
Mapcode National: GBR PFW.3XW
Mapcode Global: VHJHJ.DZBG
Entry Name: The Old Rectory
Listing Date: 16 May 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1165204
English Heritage Legacy ID: 114087
Location: Birdbrook, Braintree, Essex, CO9
Civil Parish: Birdbrook
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Birdbrook St Augustine of Canterbury
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TL 74 SW BIRDBROOK THE STREET
3/27 The Old Rectory
Rectory, late C18/early C19, now a private house. Part stucco, part red brick,
English bond, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. Aligned approx. NE-SW,
aspect NW, with 2 axial chimney stacks symmetrically arranged. Front elevation
of stucco marked to imitate stone blocks, apparently on timber framed structure.
Rear elevation of red brick, Flemish bond, with penny joints and gauged brick
arches. Some crown glass and much early sheet glass in front windows. 2
double-hung sash windows of 24 lights. On first floor, central double-hung sash
window of 15 lights, one each side of 20 lights. Dentilled cornice, parapet,
hipped roof. Central half-glazed door, fanlight with intersected tracery.
Early C19 elaborate trellised porch, mostly latticed, Chinese-inspired
geometrical infill near base, flat roof with dentilled cornice. The porch is
particulrly valuable, a rare survival, probably dating from c.1815 the hood
Listing NGR: TL7067340884
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