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Latitude: 50.8837 / 50°53'1"N
Longitude: -2.1372 / 2°8'14"W
OS Eastings: 390442
OS Northings: 109365
OS Grid: ST904093
Mapcode National: GBR 1Z4.DJ2
Mapcode Global: FRA 66DR.Z1L
Entry Name: The Old Rectory
Listing Date: 26 June 1953
Last Amended: 2 September 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1324317
English Heritage Legacy ID: 103737
Location: Pimperne, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11
District: North Dorset
Civil Parish: Pimperne
Built-Up Area: Pimperne
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Pimperne St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 22/09/2017
CHURCH ROAD (South side),
The Old Rectory
(Formerly listed as: Oriel House; previously listed as: The Rectory)
Detached rectory, now private dwelling, dated 1712 with C19 alterations and
incorporating reused C16 stonework. Banded brick and flint with tiled roof
having end brick stacks. Two storeys and attics, 5-window range. 2-part sashes,
each part being of five lights. Flat brick arches, plastered coved eaves cornice.
The central upper floor has a reset C16 window of three lights with Perpendicular
tracery under a square head with carved spandrels. Ground floor central has a
restored C16 moulded stone doorway with 4-centred head above which is a
damaged black-letter inscription in carved relief. Above the doorway is a
reset niche with a canopied head and shafted jambs, the bracket bearing a carved
shield of arms. The door is panelled and part-glazed. To the right are two French
Internal features (RCHM) : C19 plasterwork, joinery and chimney pieces; the
thickness of some of the internal walls suggests it may incorporate elements of
an earlier building. (RCHM, Dorset, vol.IV, p.53, no.4.)
Listing NGR: ST9044209365
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