The Old Rectory / The Rectory

24 Apr 2004
The Old Rectory, High Street, Lydford On Fosse, Mendip, Somerset, TA11 7DB
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The Rectory, High Street, Lydford On Fosse, Mendip, Somerset, TA11 7DB
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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)


- II

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


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0161 IOE Records taken by Neil Bentham; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Dr Neil Bentham. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Bentham, Neil

Rights Holder: Bentham, Neil


Ashlar, Lias, Slate, Georgian Vicarage, Domestic, Clergy House, Clerical Dwelling, House, Dwelling, Monument <By Form>