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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: 1118490



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

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Tarrant Gunville

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Jul-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 18-Oct-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 103677

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TARRANT GUNVILLE ST 9212 VILLAGE STREET (South side) 9/49 The Old Rectory (formerly listed as 14.7.55 The Rectory)


Rectory, now private house. c.1800 for Francis Simpson, rector. Banded flint and ashlar with tiled roof of 2-parallel ranges. Flint and ashlar stucks variously disposed. Square plan with 3-symmetrical 3 bay facades. 3 storeys. Sashes of 6-panes to the upper floor and 12-panes below. Central gabled porch with round headed arch containing fanlight and a panelled door. Tiled garage attached to right.

Internal features (RCHM): stone stairs to first floor level with moulded nosing and plain timber balustrades; stairs above first floor of wood with Tuscan column newel-posts; ground-floor rooms have moulded plaster cornices and marble fireplace surrounds; original bookcases in study. (RCHM, Dorset, vol.IV, p.94, no.4. Newman, J. and Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England: Dorset, 1972, p.417.)

Listing NGR: ST9261412713

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1972), 94
Pevsner, N, Newman, J, The Buildings of England: Dorset, (1972), 1972

National Grid Reference: ST 92614 12713


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