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The Rectory

A Grade II* Listed Building in Withersfield, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1035 / 52°6'12"N

Longitude: 0.411 / 0°24'39"E

OS Eastings: 565222

OS Northings: 247755

OS Grid: TL652477

Mapcode National: GBR NCP.2QG

Mapcode Global: VHJH9.2DMB

Entry Name: The Rectory

Listing Date: 19 December 1961

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1236035

English Heritage Legacy ID: 426841

Location: Withersfield, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, CB9

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury

Civil Parish: Withersfield

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Withersfield St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

2006 The Rectory

TL 6547 29/532 19.12.61.


An early C18 red brick house with a parapet and a brick modillion cornice. Built
by Sir John Jacob (whose tomb is in St Mary's Church) for his son-in-law the
Reverend A Oakes, about 1720. 2 storeys, attics and basement. 5 window range,
double-hung sashes with glazing bars, in flush cased frames, with gauged brick
flat arches. The centre window on the 1st storey has a shaped soffit. A raised
brick band runs between the storeys. A central 6-panel door with raised and
fielded panels has a semi-circular fanlight with fan glazing and a wood doorcase
with panelled reveals, half columns and a pediment. It is approached by stone
steps with iron railings. Roof tiled, double-pitched, with 2 flat headed dormers.
A lower wing extends on the west end with 2 window range and 1 flat headed dormer.

Listing NGR: TL6522247755

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

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