History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Heathfield Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Oake, Somerset

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.0187 / 51°1'7"N

Longitude: -3.1976 / 3°11'51"W

OS Eastings: 316090

OS Northings: 125056

OS Grid: ST160250

Mapcode National: GBR LX.J1QK

Mapcode Global: FRA 466F.62F

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, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Oake

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Oake

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

4/139 Heathfield Rectory
(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: 2 storeys, 3:1 bays; 2 and 3-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 4-centred arch doorway, coeval door. Long 5:1 bay South front with 3 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.
(R.Bush, Jeboult's Taunton, 1983).

Listing NGR: ST1609025056

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

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.