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Breckland (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TF 88482 04122


ASHILL SWAFFHAM ROAD TF 80 SE (east side) 10/2 The Glebe (formerly listed as Rectory) 9:7:51 GV II

Former rectory. 1772 (Glebe terrier) and later. Brick with black pantile roofs. Originally T plan with principal block flanked by pavilions, to the south. Added pile to east of c1800. 2 storeys. South facade of 5 bays of sash windows with glazing bars beneath skewback arches. Sills of ground floor windows at ground level. Slightly advanced centre bay with pediment. Renewed moulded timber cornices. Single storeyed pavilion to each side with single window openings consisting of a sash window with glazing bars to west and a double glazed plastic imitation to east. Steeply pitched hipped roofs. End stacks to main block. West facade of 4 bays of sash windows with glazing bars within painted moulded architraves. Ground floor windows with cornices and pulvinated friezes in addition. Shaped modillion eaves cornice. Angle between main block and west facade filled with a C20 porch extension re-using a late C18 2-leaf panelled door and doorcase. Semicircular fanlight with radiating glazing bars. Flat roofed open porch on 2 C20 Ionic columns. Eastern pile of 5 bays of sash windows with glazing bars beneath skewback arches, a central half-glazed door and a C20 conservatory to northern end. Shaped modillion eaves cornice. Interior has a fine swept staircase with shaped tread ends, stick balusters and a mahogany handrail. Lower treads have been provided with C20 balusters and handrail to one side in imitation of original due to provision of porch

Listing NGR: TF8848204122


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

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Date: 04 Mar 2002
Reference: IOE01/05329/30
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