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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Alphamstone, Essex

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Latitude: 51.985 / 51°59'6"N

Longitude: 0.7306 / 0°43'50"E

OS Eastings: 587602

OS Northings: 235363

OS Grid: TL876353

Mapcode National: GBR QJ3.KJ1

Mapcode Global: VHKFH.MC2M

Plus Code: 9F32XPPJ+26

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 12 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1166127

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114810

Location: Alphamstone, Braintree, Essex, CO8

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Alphamstone

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Alphamstone St Barnabas

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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TL 83 NE
(west side)
2/21 The Old Rectory
House. C16 core extended to form a mainly C19 house in the Gothick style.
Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 2-bay crosswing
aligned approx. NW-SE, C16, with internal chimney stack on NE side, of a former
hall house to the NE. Timber-framed range on the original site, and a second
crosswing with 2 internal chimney stacks, C18/C19. 2-storey brick extensions
to NW of original crosswing, with 2 internal chimney stacks, and in N angle,
late C19. Porch to SW. 2 storeys and attics. SE elevation, 2 Gothick french
windows with moulded labels, 2 Gothick sashes of 4-8-2 lights. First floor,
2 casements with moulded labels, 2 projecting casements supported on brackets,
with gabled hoods cutting eaves line, all C19. Moulded bands on gables.
Grouped diagonal shafts. The main door is on the SW side, half-glazed with
8 lights and 2-centred tracery, in a 2-storey porch with 4-centred arches on
3 sides, and one first-floor sash of 9 lights with moulded label. The interior
of the SW wing has a binding beam with deep chamfers, and exposed joists of
wide section with narrower spaces between, and evidence of an underbuilt jetty.
Early C19 folding shutters in room to NE. Shown as Parsonage on Chapman and
Andre's map of 1777.

Listing NGR: TL8760235363

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