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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: 1250996

Location

THE OLD RECTORY

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Nether Compton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Jul-1994

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 433563

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

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NETHER COMPTON The Old Rectory ST5917 1611-0/13/10001 II House, formerly rectory. Circa 1820, extended circa 1860-70. Rendered stone and Hamstone ashlar. Slate hipped roofs with deep eaves. Rendered axial stacks with bracketed cornices. PLAN: Original early C19 house on left [west] has 2 principal front rooms, the left amalgamated with the room behind and the stairhall to the rear centre and right, originally with the main entrance on the right side and a service wing to the rear left. In circa 1860-70 a large cross-wing was built on the right side containing a drawing room at the front and at the back a billiard room and entrance hall with a rear doorway. In the C20 the rear service wing was demolished and a conservatory was added on the left side. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. 2:1 bay south front. The original 2-bay house on the left, the bays break forward and have small gables with moulded bargeboards with pierced pendants, 20-pane French casements on ground floor and 16-pane sashes above; stringcourse at first floor cill level. Circa 1860-70 wing on right with moulded stringcourse and eaves cornice, moulded eared window architraves and canted bay window on ground floor; all sashes with margin panes. 3-bay left [east] return with similar first floor windows and French windows on ground floor with margin panes and moulded architraves, consoles and cornices. Verandah at rear of east wing on timber posts and with glazed double doors; original house on right, its rear elevation similar to that at front but with cross mullion-transom windows with glazing bars and small C20 addition at centre of ground floor. INTERIOR: C19 joinery intact. Early C19 open-well staircase with open string, shaped tread ends, stick balusters and veneered mahogany handrail wreathed over curtail. Marble chimneypieces, one in study with reeded architrave with roundels and cast-iron grate with cable-mould architrave. Moulded plaster ceiling cornices. Hall has encaustic floor tiles with Greek key pattern and guilloche border.

Listing NGR: ST5958317534

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National Grid Reference: ST 59583 17534

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