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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1344562
English Heritage Legacy ID: 271024
Location: Oake, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4
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
4/139 Heathfield Rectory
(previously listed under Norton
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
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