The Old Rectory


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
The Old Rectory, Milton Abbas, Blandford Forum, DT11 0BW


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Statutory Address:
The Old Rectory, Milton Abbas, Blandford Forum, DT11 0BW

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

Dorset (Unitary Authority)
Milton Abbas
National Grid Reference:
ST 80335 01708


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 13 May 2021 to update the name and address.

ST 8001 13/90 MILTON ABBAS (north west side) The Old Rectory

(Formerly listed as The Old Manor House, previously listed as The Old Rectory, previously listed as The Vicarage)

14-7-55 GV II* House, former vicarage. c1780, probably by Sir William Chambers. Plastered walls, hipped stone slate roof, brick stacks in centre of roof. Double-pile plan, with lead flat in centre of roof. Two storeys and attic. Central flush panel door flanked by sidelights with glazing bars. Above this a lunette window with glazing bars - all this slightly recessed. On each side of this central feature, ground and first floors each have two sashes with glazing bars. Attic has three hipped dormers with casements with centre glazing bar. At right end, a lean-to outbuilding, of flint, with slate roof. Behind this a single-storey outbuilding range with one ledged door and pair of garage doors.

Interior rather plain. Cut string stair with blocked spandrels, plain balusters and wreathed handrail. Some raised panel doors.

Listing NGR: ST8033501708


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Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970)


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: 24 Feb 2006
Reference: IOE01/15293/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Rev Andrew Salmon. Source Historic England Archive
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