This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
ST53SE LYDFORD-ON-FOSSE CP HIGH STREET (East side) WEST LYDFORD 10/83 The Old Rectory (Previously listed as The Rectory)
Rectory, now house. Late Cl8. Coursed and squared lias, plain stone band at first floor level, hipped slate roof, C20 concrete off-ridge stacks, ashlar end pilasters, moulded stone eaves cornice. T-plan, symmetrical entrance frontage.
Two storeys, 3 bays, Venetian windows in plain stone surrounds, except single semi-circular head window to centre of first floor; 6:15:6 pane sashes to each window, window to centre of first floor with 15 pane sashes. Central door opening in a dressed stone surround with a moulded semi-circular head, pilaster to each side; half glazed door, fan-light with radiating glazing bars; large stone portico with flat entablature on 4 fluted Roman Doric columns, three- quarter columns to wall. Two storey wing of lower height at right-angles to rear in conforming style. Interior with co-eval features including fireplaces and ornamental plasterwork to principal ground floor rooms.
Listing NGR: ST5668031951
© Dr Neil Bentham. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Bentham, Neil
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