Record Details

NHER Number:3312
Type of record:Building
Name:Old Rectory


This early 19th century rectory has three bays and two storeys built of gault brick. There is a pediment over the projecting central bay. Human remains were found here during excavations for a modern extension. These were probably redeposited from the adjacent graveyard.

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Grid Reference:TF 6662 2493
Map Sheet:TF62SE

Full description

September 1979. Visit.
Rectory. Early 19th century. Three bays, two storeys, brick; centred bay slightly projecting with pediment; broad panelled angle strips.
E. Rose (NAU), 20 September 1979.

September 1988. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description:
Former Rectory, 1810, for Revd. Wm. Fawssett. Gault brick, dark pantiles renewed. Double depth, 3 bays, 2 storeys, hipped roof. Symmetrical principal facade facing south: centre bay breaks forward with pediment above, quoins to left in larger brick; plat band; string course to ground floor; pilaster strips at angles with recessed full height panels; central doorway with C20 case and pediment in C18 style, double leaved part glazed door with margin lights. Sashes with glazing bars under flat arches, those to ground floor reaching low and set within recessed panels having segmental heads. House at time of survey under renovation. Included for group value.
Information from (S1).
H. Mellor (HES), 23 June 2017.

Now known as the Hall, but not the original hall.

January 1990.
Salvage record by E. Rose (NAU) of human remains found in building extension - probably redeposited from churchyard. See details and (S2) in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 25 January 1990.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HUMAN REMAINS (Undated)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 254.
---Monograph: Castle Rising History Group. 2010. The Ancient Borough of Castle Rising: from prehistory to the present day..
---Recording Form: Heywood, S. Norfolk County Council Site Visit Record - Old Rectory, Castle Rising.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Designation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1077605.
<S2>Map: Finder's Map..

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