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The Old Vicarage, Bolam

Description: The Old Vicarage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 111026

OS Grid Reference: NZ1980422484
OS Grid Coordinates: 419804, 522484
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5972, -1.6950

Location: Brownside Lane, Bolam, Durham DL2 2UP

Locality: Bolam
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL2 2UP

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Listing Text


2/2 The Old Vicarage


House. Probably early C17 with extensive C19 alterations. Sandstone rubble with
ashlar dressings, roughcast at front and rendered at rear; moderately-pitched
Welsh slate roofs and two corniced gable stacks. Long and low front with attached
2-storey, single-bay section to left and gabled, single-bay wing to rear. 2-storey,
4-bay front has C17 doorway with chamfered jambs, Tudor-arched head and monolithic
lintel under hoodmould, in second bay from left; C19 4-pane sashes and tripartite
ground floor window to right. Right return has external gable stack with bread
oven projection to rear. Rear has mainly renewed 12-pane sashes in raised surrounds.
Roof has coped gables with shaped kneelers.

Interior: early C17 fireplace has wide segmental arch of sandstone ashlar, chamfered
jambs and rebuilt, brick-lined bread oven; late C17 dogleg staircase with moulded
string and handrail and two barley-sugar balusters per tread; several early C18
2-panel doors and a ground-floor room with early C18 raised-and-fielded panelling.

Listing NGR: NZ1980422484

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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