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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Wenham Magna, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0026 / 52°0'9"N

Longitude: 1.0165 / 1°0'59"E

OS Eastings: 607152

OS Northings: 238089

OS Grid: TM071380

Mapcode National: GBR SLY.KS8

Mapcode Global: VHKFG.KXRP

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 22 February 1955

Last Amended: 30 October 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194528

English Heritage Legacy ID: 278843

Location: Wenham Magna, Babergh, Suffolk, CO7

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Wenham Magna

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Great Wenham

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

3/69 SIDE)

The Old Rectory,
22.2.55 formerly listed as
Great Wenham Hall


House. C16 or earlier origin with later alteration and additions including
Georgian and Victorian rear wings. Exposed timber frame. Red plain tiled
roofs. Left and rear right red brick chimney stacks. 2 storeys. A long
building with full height porch to left. Porch jettied to first floor and gable
with blocked mullion to apex, small paned horizontal sliding sash to first floor,
recessed reproduction door, 2 light C20 casements to return. The bay to left of
the porch with C20 single storey extension. Right of porch, first floor, 3
small paned horizontal sliding sashes, ground floor 3 vari-light casements with
angled heads. To right a C20 reproduction gabled timber framed porch, plank and
muntin door. Internally although the frame is mainly intact some features have
been inserted from elsewhere i.e., a moulded jowled storey post, restored
inglenook fireplace etc. Original features include inserted ceilings with stop
chamfered bridging joists and ceiling beams. Jowled storey posts. Segmental
headed doorways. One arched brace to tie beam, the other cut away. Fragment of
arched brace by chimney stack. Stick staircase with wreathed hadrail. Brick

Listing NGR: TM0715238089

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