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IoE Number: 263362
Location: THE OLD RECTORY,
  COMPTON PAUNCEFOOT, SOUTH SOMERSET, SOMERSET
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Date Photographed: N/A
Date listed: 24 March 1961
Date of last amendment: 24 March 1961
Grade II

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COMPTON PAUNCEFOOT CPST62NWCOMPTON PAUNCEFOOT VILLAGE4/47The Old Rectory

COMPTON PAUNCEFOOT CP ST62NW COMPTON PAUNCEFOOT VILLAGE 4/47 The Old Rectory 24.3.61 GV II Former rectory. Mid C18, but incorporating earlier fragments. Cary stone ashlar facade, cut and squared work elsewhere; half hipped plain clay tile roof; ashlar chimney stacks with moulded caps. L-plan. Two storeys, five bays, of which the centre 3 bays project under a flat roof behind a plain parapet with moulded coping. Lias stone base, plinth, cornice mould to centre bays, rusticated quoins; 2-light mullioned and architraved windows with two 10-pane casements to outer bays both levels, two 5-pane casements bays 2 and 4, and to upper bay 3 a 12-pane sash window in keystoned architrave: to lower bay 3 a wide 6-panel door in keystoned architrave under open pediment enclosing urn. West elevation has gable end. with matching first floor window and C19 flat roofed bay window below, then a 2-bay extension with architraved 12-pane sash windows. On east gable at first floor level remains of a Venetian window, now blocked and partly obscured by stable wing (qv). Sundry additons to rear incorporate re-located mullioned windows of C17, without labels. Interior has Cl8 staircases, lower flight possibly relocated; Regency detailing includes a Chippendale style glazed cupboard in hall, and fine south-west corner room with fine acanthus coving and plaster panelled walls: north west room refitted in late Cl9: only part of interior inspected.

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