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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Pimperne, Dorset

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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

Plus Code: 9C2VVVM7+F4

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 26 June 1953

Last Amended: 2 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324317

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103737

Location: Pimperne, Dorset, DT11

County: Dorset

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

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Listing Text

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 22/09/2017

ST 9009,

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

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

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