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Crossacres the Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Selworthy, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2095 / 51°12'34"N

Longitude: -3.5493 / 3°32'57"W

OS Eastings: 291874

OS Northings: 146727

OS Grid: SS918467

Mapcode National: GBR LF.42N4

Mapcode Global: VH5JX.FVHP

Plus Code: 9C3R6F52+Q7

Entry Name: Crossacres the Old Rectory

Listing Date: 22 May 1969

Last Amended: 2 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345422

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265528

Location: Selworthy, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA24

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Selworthy

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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26/110 Crossacres and The Old Rectory
(formerly listed as 2 separate

Rectory, now 2 private dwellings. C16 in origin, extensively altered late C19 and mid C20. Roughcast over rubble,
setback buttresses west end and south-west corner, slate roofs, external stack west gable end, south gable, lateral
stack east side. L-plan, parallel range of dairy east end, subsequently raised to 2 storeys, stair turret north east
corner. Two storeys, 3:2 bays south front, left full height gabled bay, 3-light right, gabled 4-light beyond, all C20,
gable front south end with 2-light ogee headed casement in place of earlier entrance to right of stack, raised dairy
end, oriel window with ogee light, C20 door with side lights below, 4-bay west front, left return with ogee headed
lights under hoodmoulds. Extensively altered internally and externally buttress only early feature now surviving, but
early-mid C19 model at the Old Rectory shows house prior to alterations; entered on north front through full height
gabled porch flanked by lateral stacks, 3-bay rear elevation, 3-bay south front, single storey dairy and stair turret
on east elevation. A rare example of a vernacular house with a model surviving from previous century.

Listing NGR: SS9187946722

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