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THE OLD RECTORY

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.

Name: THE OLD RECTORY

List entry Number: 1056621

Location

THE OLD RECTORY, THE GREEN

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: High Ham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Jul-1977

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 263098

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

HIGH HAM CP THE GREEN (South side) ST43SW 2/35 The Old Rectory (Tor International School) 8.7.77

GV II

Former Rectory, now School. Mid C19 by John Norton. Local lias stone cut and squared, with bands of red stone, Ham stone dressings; plain clay tile roof with bands of fish scale tiles between coped gables; stone chimney stacks. Mostly 2 storeys with attics: 5-bay asymetrical north elevation, of which bay 3 and bays 4/5 are gabled. Plinth, string course; chamfer mullioned windows of several varieties: to bay 1 a 2-light flat-headed window set in voussoired segmental arch, pointed arched doorway to left, catslide roof above; similar 4-light window lower bay 2, above 3-light set in gabled dormer; bay 3 has a 4-light trefoil cusped window below and 3-light flat headed transomed window above, under relieving arch; bay 4 has pointed arch to inner porch, and 2-light transomed window with relieving arch over the shouldered-arched lights, then projecting chimney stack and single lancet lower bay 5. West elevation of 3 bays, similar varied windows lower bay 1 projecting slightly with sloping stone roof, 3-light plate tracery stair window bay 2, bay 3 a chamfered projection with hipped roof, 3-light plate tracery stair window bay 2, bay 3 a chamfered projection with hipped roof with pairs of windows each face. Comparatively plain south, garden, elevation. Inside, many original fittings remain, including gothic chimney-pieces: high first floor further extended by carrying into roof space.

Listing NGR: ST4258830961

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National Grid Reference: ST 42589 30960

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