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Vicarage of St Mary Magdalene with Yard Wall and Gateway, Belmont

Description: Vicarage of St Mary Magdalene with Yard Wall and Gateway

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 October 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 110002

OS Grid Reference: NZ3056743606
OS Grid Coordinates: 430567, 543606
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7864, -1.5262

Locality: Belmont
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 2QW

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Listing Text

NZ 34 SW
(South side)
7/13 Vicarage of St.
16/10/75 Mary Magdalene
with yard wall
and gateway
GV II (formerly listed
as Vicarage)

Vicarage with yard wall and gateway at rear. 1861-2 by Walton and Robson
of Durham and London. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings and
plinth; Welsh slate roof. Stone rubble wall with ashlar coping and gateway;
wrought iron gate. Gothic style. Main block 2 storeys, 2 bays under front
gables; left service wing has 2 lower storeys, 2 bays; left extension one
storey, 2 bays. Boarded door with forked strap hinges at left in 2-centred-
arched surround under dripmould. Plate tracery in 2-light entrance-hall
window and in window above entrance; right bay has canted bay window with
steeply-pitched hipped roof; blank above, except for quatrefoil in gable
peak. Flush ashlar band at first-floor sill level, interrupted by bay window.
Service wing has 2-light stone-mullioned windows in left bay, single light
in first floor at right. One-storey extension has vehicle doors and 2 single
lights. Roof has steeply-coped ridge chimneys. Right return of 2 bays has
trefoil heads to 2-light windows in left bay; projecting bow in right bay
has shouldered heads to three 2-light windows. First-floor ashlar band
continues from front. All windows have sloping stone sills.

At rear, flat-coped wall metre high steps up to form gateway and
continues to link to outbuildings. Wrought iron gate has scrolls of baroque

Sources: plans in possession of vicar, signed Walton and Robson of London
and Durham, and stamped March 1861 with plan no. 5216; Morris and Harrison's
Commercial Directory of County Durham 1861, p.15, giving Walton and Robson
architects at 45 North Bailey and 18 Adam Street.

Listing NGR: NZ3056743606

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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