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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: 1057000



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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Seavington St. Mary

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Feb-1958

Date of most recent amendment: 18-Feb-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 264159

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SEAVINGTON ST MARY CP UPTON LANE (West side) ST41NW SEAVINGTON ABBOTS 2/75 The Old Rectory (formerly listed as the Rectory) 4.2.58


Detached house, formerly the Rectory. C17 origins, remodelled in C18. Ham stone ashlar and near-ashlar; hipped Welsh slate roof; rendered chimney sticks. Two storeys with attics, 5 x 5 bays. Plinth, eaves cornice with secret gutter; 12-pane sash windows in architraves, some with thick glazing bars; lower windows have hoods over, and the upper centre has an eared architrave and console bracket to cill; to lower centre bay a 6-panel door up 2 steps; with flanking Doric pilasters, full entablature and pediment hood. South elevation of 5 bays to match, but the central doorway has a moulded recess and flat hood on console brackets, above which is a semi-circular arched 24-pane sash window with 'Y' tracery to head, the architrave having imposts and keystone; roof has 4 C20 flat-roofed dormer windows. North side has two 5-light ovolo-mould mullioned windows with labels, the lower having one light blocked off, and also 2 small-pane casements: range of single-storey buildings attached to rear. Interior not seen, but reported is the demolition of a service wing in 1954, and also that all the original ceilings and fireplaces have been removed. (VCH, Vol III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4067815288

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1974)

National Grid Reference: ST 40678 15288


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