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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Bacton, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.843 / 52°50'34"N

Longitude: 1.4456 / 1°26'44"E

OS Eastings: 632137

OS Northings: 332839

OS Grid: TG321328

Mapcode National: GBR XGL.L9R

Mapcode Global: WHMSK.5SMV

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 6 April 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1380207

English Heritage Legacy ID: 479890

Location: Bacton, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR28

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Bacton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Edingthorpe All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

The Old Rectory


House, formerly rectory. C. 1720, with rear (west) wing added 1791, front range to east added 1850. Whole and cut flints with brick dressings; red and black-glazed pantiled roofs.
EXTERIOR: 1850 range facing east of 2 storeys; 3-window range. Central 4-panelled door (6-panelled on interior side). Central first-floor sash with 6/6 glazing bars, otherwise all 8/8 unhorned sashes, all with gauged skewback arches and brick surrounds.
South return with French door to ground floor with coloured glass margin glazing; one 6/6 unhorned sash to first floor.
North return without openings. Stack on rear wall plane.
2-storey middle range with brick gable heads north and south indicating rebuilding. North gable end with one 6-panelled door to left of a 6/6 unhorned sash. One 8/8 unhorned sash to first floor.
South gable end without openings. Internal gable-end stacks north and south.
West face reduced due to the 1791 kitchen addition. Remainder with galleted flint and red brick dressings. One 8/8 unhorned sash to each floor of 1850, within 1850 brick surrounds. One 6/6 unhorned sash to left at staircase landing level under segmental arch.
Kitchen wing of 1791: 2 storeys; 2-window range. Red brick in Flemish bond, painted on north side. South side with one 2-light casement to ground floor and one 2-light metal casement to first floor. Internal gable-end stack to west.
North side with one 6-panelled door and 3 2-light metal casements.
INTERIOR: entrance door to east leads to wide hallway with a shallow 4-centred arch cut through the former exterior wall of the middle range. Centre of the middle range converted to staircase hall in 1850. 6-panelled doors throughout
South-east room with palmette frieze to cornice. Marble chimneypiece with shelf on consoles. Panelled shutters to windows. North-east room with identical interior appointments except the chimneypiece is of black marble.
Closed-string staircase with stick balusters and turned newels and ramped handrail.
South-west room with panelled shutters to window, and a timber reeded fire surround. North-west area is services, with C20 partitions.
Kitchen with pamment floor, wide timber surround to former range, with a winder staircase to its left. East wall with original 1791 shelf and cupboard unit.
Scullery to west with a hand pump from a well.
Plainly-appointed first-floor rooms with boarded fireplaces. Window shutters. Rear staircase continues to attic over kitchen, opening through 2-panelled doors.

Listing NGR: TG3213732839

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

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