Rectory / Crosstree House / The Old Rectory

23 Sep 2000
Rectory, Chedzoy, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA7 8RB
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Crosstree House, Front Street, Chedzoy, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA7 8RB
The Old Rectory, Front Street, Chedzoy, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA7 8RB
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

CHEDZOY CP FRONT STREET (East side) ST33NW 1/7 The Old Rectory and Crosstree House - - II

(Marked on O.S. map as Rectory). Rectory, now divided into 2 dwellings. Circa 1830, probably by Richard Carver, the Diocesan architect, on an earlier C20 core, some C20 refenestration. Rendered and scribed to resemble ashlar, angle buttresses with set-offs, hipped and gabled slate roofs, some bitumen treated. Some polygonal stacks with moulded stone caps, 3 grouped stacks set diagonally, some C20 stacks, 2 pedimented dormers with ornamental finials to south. L-plan.

Gothick. Main entrance front to south of The Old Rectory, 2 storeys and attic, irregular fenestration, 2-light stone-mullioned windows with labels and a canted stone oriel with quatrefoils at base. Embattled single-storey entrance porch, string with carved panels, 4-centred arch door opening in stone surround, traceried door. Large single-storey canted stone bay to garden front. Other elevations in conforming style, some U.P.V.C. casements on roadside elevations.

Coeval interior stated to be of some quality.

Listing NGR: ST3402337521


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0186 IOE Records taken by John Bjergfelt; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr John Bjergfelt. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Bjergfelt, John

Rights Holder: Bjergfelt, John


Bitumen, Render, Slate, Georgian Vicarage, Victorian Domestic, Clergy House, Clerical Dwelling, House, Dwelling, Monument (By Form), Building, Unassigned