THE OLD RECTORY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1307721
Date first listed:
17-May-1985
Statutory Address:
THE OLD RECTORY, RECTORY ROAD

Map

Ordnance survey map of THE OLD RECTORY
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Location

Statutory Address:
THE OLD RECTORY, RECTORY ROAD

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Taunton Deane (District Authority)
Parish:
Staplegrove
National Grid Reference:
ST 21225 26516

Details

ST22NW STAPLEGHOVE CP RECTORY ROAD (West side)

5/227 The Old Rectory



GV II

Rectory, now lodging house. Circa 1835, enlarged early C20. Rendered over rubble, grooved is ashlar in part, roughcast early C20 addition, shallow pitched hipped slate roofs over canted bays, steeply pitched gabled addition with bargeboards left, brick stacks. Plan: double pile. 2 storeys, 1:3:1: bays; main block full height canted outer bays, 16-pane sashes on each facade, blocked windows right bay centre and flanking outer bays left, ground floor mullioned and transomed French windows, possibly contemporary with facade but probably renewed early C20, central ashlar Ham stone Tuscan doorcase, segmental headed fanlight with scalloped glazing bars, double half-glazed doors, inner doors also double, half glazed with marginal glazing bars and-panelled reveals. Addition to left, first floor 16-pane sash window set to left, ground floor similar in centre, string course. Right return single storey lean-to gabled conservatory (not included), mixed fenestration including early C19 2 light leaded casement below eaves. Rear elevation overlooking churchyard of Church of St John (qv), mixed fenestration under square hoodmoulds. Interior: early C19 stick stair, cut string, mahogany handrail set at rear of toplit, full-height entrance hall with balcony and arched recesses on first floor, C20 wrought iron railings. Many original-panelled doors. Front room rijht marble fireplace with detached columns, frieze of anthema, modern grate, also plasterwork cornices of acanthus leaves and fixed foliage. front rood left said to contain similar decoration, both have original shutters. In poor condition at tide of survey (December 1983),

Listing NGR: ST2122526516

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
270683
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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