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Heathfield Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Oake, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0347 / 51°2'4"N

Longitude: -3.2119 / 3°12'42"W

OS Eastings: 315120

OS Northings: 126849

OS Grid: ST151268

Mapcode National: GBR LW.H43W

Mapcode Global: FRA 465C.SNJ

Plus Code: 9C3R2QMQ+V6

Entry Name: Heathfield Rectory

Listing Date: 17 May 1985

Last Amended: 7 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344562

English Heritage Legacy ID: 271024

Location: Oake, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Oake

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Oake

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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South Front, Steeple End and West Wing
Heathfield Rectory

(Formerly listed as Heathfield Rectory, HEATHFIELD, previously listed under Norton Fitzwarren CP)


Rectory, now divided into flats. Circa 1860, on the site of an earlier rectory, by Edward Jeboulte. Uncoursed local stone, quoins, low stepped buttresses to cross gables, overhanging eaves decorative bargeboards, patterned clay tiles, decorative ridge tiles, brick stacks on ridge. L-plan: short entrance front west, long south front and turret in south east corner.

West front: two storeys, 3:1 bays; two- and three-light mullioned and transomed windows half timbered gables to windows left, entrance centre right, steeply pitched gabled porch, patterned clay tiles shaped wooden supports on stone plinth, depressed four-centred arch doorway, coeval door. Long 5:1 bay south front with three half timbered gables and large cross gable right, another entrance second bay left. Right return, (east front), with gable, single storey canted bay and tall spire with bell-cast, slated roof, carried on pierced trefoil headed supports in south east corner.

The incumbents, the Rev. Spurway, father and son, brewed cider here which was marketed commercialy with some success. A lively composition, remarkably unaltered.

Listing NGR: ST1512026849

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