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Maldon (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 84689 08631



TL80NW LANGFORD ROAD, Heybridge 574-1/1/264 (North side) 24/09/71 The Old Rectory


House. 1763 and earlier. Timber-framed and rendered with some painted brick; plain tile roofs, the front range hipped with off-centre ridgeline stack; 2 stacks to rear. L-plan. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attics; symmetrical 5-window range. Front has 2-storey canted bay window to each end, with flat roof and sashes, those on 1st floor with margin glazing, those on ground floor with 12 panes. The centre has three 12-pane sashes on 1st floor and similar windows on ground floor, one either side of a pedimented porch with Tuscan columns and Tuscan respond pilasters and white boarded infilling to flanks with hexagonal subdivided windows; behind this is a Gibbs surround with keystone and door of 9 small panels over a diagonally boarded panel. The east flank elevation is of painted brick with one C20 small-paned sash window and a doorcase with pediment, inverted volutes, and a door of 9 panels over a panel of diagonal boarding. The long west elevation has exposed stack and one hipped dormer with a 2-light small-paned casement. The 1st floor has one 9-pane sash, two 12-pane sashes, one 16-pane sash, a 6-light casement and one 6-pane sash, all with moulded surrounds. The ground floor has two 20-pane sashes, one 12-pane sash and a doorcase with hood and consoles with door of 6 small panels over diagonal boarded panel. The rear elevation has a return gable elevation to the north-east with a 2-light casement in attic, 2 coupled 8-pane sashes on 1st floor and 2 coupled 12-pane sash windows on ground floor. A parallel rear range has a hipped tile gambrel roof 2 hipped dormers with 2-light small-paned casements. The rear wall has a large Venetian window with small panes to the staircase, a 6-pane fixed window and two C20 windows. The rear of the western wing is extremely complex with 4 lean-to structures, one jettied out from the 1st floor and 2 of red brick. Large stack on this rear elevation and large T-plan stack at west end of gambrel ridge. INTERIOR: the east wing shows remnants of timber-framing including moulded spine beam. The main open-well staircase with shaped tread ends, column-on-vase balusters and wreathed handrail. A rear stair arch on 1st floor landing is moulded, with moulded capitals on pilasters and keystone. The west wing

has enclosed remnants of pargeted gable with date of 1763; a 1st-floor room has bolection-moulded fireplace with mantel shelf; fireplace on ground floor has reused c1500 moulded floor joists as jambs.

Listing NGR: TL8468908631


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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: 25 Aug 2005
Reference: IOE01/13179/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Reginald Clark. Source Historic England Archive
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