© Mr Arthur A. Chapman FRICS
THE OLD RECTORY, CHURCH LANE (west side)
EAST HARPTREE, BATH AND NORTH EAST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Mr Arthur A. Chapman FRICS
31 August 2004
15 January 1986
Date of last amendment:
15 January 1986
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ST 55 NE EAST HARPTREE CHURCH LANE (west side)
5/31 The Old Rectory
House. C17 with C19 alterations. Rubble with stone dressings, quoins, copings
and pantile roof. 2 storeys, 3 windows to ground floor, 5 windows to upper floor.
Ground floor windows are one 3-light and two 4-light ovolo mullion windows with
dripstones and C19 casements. Upper windows are three 3-light C19 wood casements
in original openings and two 3-light ovolo mullion windows also with C19 casements.
Doorway below 2nd upper window from left hand is probably a C19 insertion and has
a 4-centred arch with a single chamfer. C20 plank door with glazed panel.
2 stone stacks and 1 brick. C20 outshut to rear conceals a reset Decorated niche
with cusping and a chamfered respond. This was probably inserted in the C19 when
the house served as a nunnery. Interior. Large inglenook fireplace in ground
floor left hand room with a stop chamfered beam and bread oven. Several chamfered
beams in other rooms. 1st floor corridor has at either end a segmental arched
doorway with chamfered jambs and a panelled partition wall with nuns' sliding spy