Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1032029

Date first listed: 01-Sep-1953

Date of most recent amendment: 27-Jun-1986

Statutory Address: THE OLD RECTORY


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Statutory Address: THE OLD RECTORY

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

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney (District Authority)

Parish: Barsham

National Grid Reference: TM 39647 89638


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TM 38 NE 4/4 1-9-53

BARSHAM The Old Rectory (formerly listed as The Rectory)


House, formerly the rectory. Late C16/early C17 with late C17 crosswing and C18 range to right. Extended to rear mid C20. Oldest central part timber framed and plastered; projecting brick crosswing to left with shaped stuccoed gable; C18 range in red brick, partly plastered. Roofs plaintiled to front and pantiled to rear. 2 storeys and attic. The windows are mainly C20 3- light casements, a range of 6 in total; on the ground floor there is an early C19 3-light splayed bay with sash windows and a modillion cornice. Early C19 doorway in front gable end: entrance door with 2 raised and fielded lower panels, and 16 small panes above; open stuccoed porch on columns. 2 flat- roofed dormers. The crosswing has an external stack, the upper half rebuilt; gable stack to later range. One room in the centre range has 2 ovolo-moulded bridging beams and exposed plain joists. In the crosswing a similarly- moulded bridging beam with carved barred stop-chamfers is evidently re-used. At the rear of this wing a wide early C19 stair with partly missing stick balusters. In the C18 range one bedroom has some softwood panelling and a fireplace with eared surround. Birthplace of historian Laurence Echard (1671- 1730) and of CatherineSuckling mother of Lord Nelson, in 1725. Alfred Suckling the county historian was rector 1839-1856.

Listing NGR: TM3964789638


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Legacy System number: 282155

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