Record Details

NHER Number:44328
Type of record:Building
Name:Old Rectory

Summary

The earliest parts of this brick former rectory date back to the 17th century. The building was heightened and enlarged in 1731 according to a datestone on the rear wall. The cross wing and stair block were added in 1783. Inside is a fine staircase with a swept mahogany handrail, turned balusters and shaped tread ends.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 86373 13009
Map Sheet:TF81SE
Parish:LITTLE DUNHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

February 1984. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description:
Former rectory. Some 17th century brickwork heightened and enlarged in 1731 according to datestone on rear wall. Cross wing and stair block added in 1783 (Glebe terrier). Brick with black pantiled roofs. Two storeys with attic. Main block of four bays of sash windows with glazing bars (two 20th century replicas) beneath skewback arches. Two-leaf partly glazed front door. Doorcase with semicircular fanlight and pilasters with an overlapping architrave. Cross-wing façade of three bays with 20th century central French windows flanked by sashes with glazing bars beneath rendered skewback arches. Victorian sash windows with vertical glazing bars above beneath skewback arches. Staircase out-shut to rear with large semicircular headed window with glazing bars. Dentilated cornices throughout and hipped roof to crosswing. Fine staircase with swept mahogany handrail, turned balusters and shaped tread ends.
Information from (S1).
A. Cattermole (NLA), 12 April 2006.

Monument Types

  • (Former Type) VICARAGE (16th Century to Late 20th Century - 1600 AD to 1999 AD?)
  • HOUSE (Early 20th Century to 21st Century - 1901 AD? to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 520.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1169408.

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