The Old Rectory

18 Apr 2003
The Old Rectory, The Street, Chattisham, Babergh, Suffolk, IP8 3QE
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

TM 04 SE CHATTISHAM THE STREET 3/15 The Old Rectory - II House, formerly rectory. C16, extended C18, refurbished c1935. Timber framed, replaced by or enclosed in brick, pargetted 1930's. Brick ranges to north. Tile roofs, except for slate on north slope of main roof. Rendered axial stack with oversailing moulded frilled cap; similar stack to rear. 2 storeys and formerly a cellar. Asymmetrical facade, 6 2-light leaded casements to ground floor, 4 2- and 3-light similar first floor windows. Gabled porch also c1935, timber framed but reusing embattled timbers from earlier structure. Outer boarded door; inner part-glazed door with Gothic upper lights with pointed glazing bars; similar glazed lights to each side. Facade and left and right return of original building pargetted in panels with central motif of vase of flowers etc. Left hand return, canted bay, c1935. Right hand return, rear brick range, sashes with glazing bars, those to north horned. To north of west range, rectangular brick building, now attached probably former bakehouse. Interior: through-passage flanked by inserted chamfered posts and tie beams. To left, octagonal crown post with bell base and embattled cap, and 3 braces, supporting chamfered ceiling beam, was inserted c1935.

Roll moulded joists. C18 raised panelling incorporating fire surround, to north and east walls, c1935 copy to south wall. To right, chamfered main beams with bar stops, small rolls to joists; inserted partitions forming room, the frieze pargetted by the craftsman of the exterior, and depicting Adam and Eve, Moses in the bullrushes, with fowl, vessels. Further pargetting to rear hall. First floor, flat-joisted ceiling to lefthand room. Stair with stick balusters, mahogany wreathed rail. Blocked C16 window to rear. Clasped purlin roof with collars and cranked wind braces, except to left of entrance, where a butt purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TM0913942198


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0050 IOE Records taken by Stuart Appleby; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Stuart Appleby. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Appleby, Stuart

Rights Holder: Appleby, Stuart


Brick, Pargeting, Render, Slate, Tile, Timber, Medieval Timber Framed House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Elizabethan Timber Framed Building, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Vicarage, Clergy House, Clerical Dwelling, Bakehouse