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Description: The Old Vicarage
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 105506
OS Grid Reference: SY6316399386
OS Grid Coordinates: 363163, 99386
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7929, -2.5240
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SY 6399 SYDLING ST NICHOLAS HIGH STREET,(west
12/180 No. 1 (The Old Vicarage)
Attached former Vicarage, now private house. Dated 1640 R.T. V
(for Ralph Taylor, Vicar) on panel over west doorway. Restored
in 1778. Rubble-stone knapped flint and chalk-block walls. Slate
roofs with end gables, and 2 front (east) gables with C19
ornamental barge-boards. Stacks at left hand eaves and right hand
gable. 2½ storeys. 5 windows, irregular fenestration, hollow-
chamfered stone mullions with separate labels over, single light
stone-framed windows in gables with wood and iron casements with
lead lights. Sashes at right hand end, with glazing-bars.
Between the 2 front gables is C20 infill to bring the front
flush. Door at left ground is C20 with top half glazed. South
gable end has present front door, 4-panelled, C19. Wooden
trelliswork porch. Rear (west) wall has 4 2-light stone mullion
windows, unusually wide openings, each filled by a wooden case-
ment with glazing-bars. Central doorway with rendered jambs,
and multi-panel glass door.
(RCHMS Dorset I, p233(5))
Listing NGR: SY6316399386
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