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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Helmingham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1734 / 52°10'24"N

Longitude: 1.2031 / 1°12'10"E

OS Eastings: 619115

OS Northings: 257628

OS Grid: TM191576

Mapcode National: GBR VMQ.QZB

Mapcode Global: VHLB7.SMWR

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 16 January 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1240197

English Heritage Legacy ID: 361690

Location: Helmingham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Helmingham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Helmingham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

4/10026 The Old Rectory

- II

Rectory now private house. Circa early C19, said to have been built in 1813
and designed by Benjamin Batley Catt of Ipswich. Flemish bound red brick,
possibly originally rendered. Plain tile roofs with crowstepped gable ends
with terracotta moulded coping. Brick axial and gabled end stacks with groups
of diagonally-set shafts. PLAN: Main axial range with central entrance hall
and flanking cross-wings projecting at the back with single storey range in
the space between. Tudor Gothic style. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and 2 storey and
attic. Asymmetrical east front with slightly projecting cross-wings left and
right with stepped gables, that to the right with polygonal brick finial, and
on left with projecting stack. 1:2:1 window range of 1 and 2-light moulded
wooden mullion and transom windows with glazing bars; in chamfered openings.
Central porch with stepped gable with brick finial and chamfered 4-centred
arch. Symmetrical 2 storey 3-bay S garden front, similar 2-light windows
those on ground floor larger, the centre a French casement. At rear (w) 3
stepped gables, right with stack, left with similar windows to front and side
and single storey centre gable projects and has canted bay window.
INTERIOR: Open-well, open string staircase with stick balusters and
moulded handrail.
SOURCE: Dictionary of architects of Suffolk Buildings 1800-1914, page 64.

Listing NGR: TM1911557628

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