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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Wrington, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.3615 / 51°21'41"N

Longitude: -2.7638 / 2°45'49"W

OS Eastings: 346915

OS Northings: 162765

OS Grid: ST469627

Mapcode National: GBR JH.THHV

Mapcode Global: VH894.11QM

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 9 February 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320920

English Heritage Legacy ID: 34003

Location: Wrington, North Somerset, BS40

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Wrington

Built-Up Area: Wrington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


5/137 The Old Rectory

Former Rectory, now detached house. C17 core with c.1710 addition reduced in
height by 1 storey in the 1950s. Random rubble with dressed stone openings and
flush rusticated stone quoins, pantile roof to c.1710 block, triple Roman tiles
to C17 range. L-shaped plan with C17 core range to right hand and c.1710 block
to left-hand. 2-storey, 5-window north front. All windows are 12-pane sashes,
those to ground floor under segmental-headed flush relieving arches. Central
doorway with moulded and eared architrave, bolection frieze and a broken segmental
pediment on carved consoles; 6-panel door. Moulded plinth course, 1st floor
string course and bracketted eaves to hipped roof. 2 stone stacks and further
stone stack to C17 range. Interior. Early C18 staircase with barley sugar
balusters and 3 fine C18 chimney pieces in Dining Room, Drawing Room and Library.
Tudor-arched doorway between c.1710 block and C17 wing, also a C17 ovolo-moulded
opening, originally an east end window.

Listing NGR: ST4691562765

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

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