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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1022518



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Great Somerford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Dec-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 316343

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GREAT SOMERFORD TOP STREET ST 98 SE 3/217 The Old Rectory 12.12.51 II GV Former rectory, C16 or early C17 origins, enlarged mid to later C18 and further in later C19, rubble stone with stone slate roofs. Two storeys. Original range is at east end with roof hipped to south and at north east angle, one ridge stack and one rear stack. South end has hipped dormer and one-window range of windows in flush ashlar surrounds, blank above, former sash below. East side has been built out as large 3-window canted bay with similar windows, but centre has ground floor door and blank window above. One- window range to right has similar ground floor window and blank above. All windows had C18 sashes, replaced with C20 aluminium glazing. North end has hipped dormer and late C16 or early C17 two-storey canted bay with 1:3:1-light mullion windows, cyma/hollow moulded, with coved top moulding. North front has been extended by one-window range to west with end stack in C18, paired sash below, window above. Large later C19 L-plan addition to west with large mullion-and-transom windows, north side-wall stack, coped west gable, south side Gothic door to left and half-hipped projecting wing to right. (P. Hobbs, Somerford Magna, 1982 28-29)

Listing NGR: ST9650583094

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hobbs, P, Somerford Magna, (1982), 28-29

National Grid Reference: ST 96505 83092


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