British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Presbyterry to Roman Catholic Church of St Mary, Wycliffe with Thorpe

Description: Presbyterry to Roman Catholic Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111776

OS Grid Reference: NZ1224013140
OS Grid Coordinates: 412240, 513140
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5134, -1.8124

Location: Wycliffe, Durham DL12 9TT

Locality: Wycliffe with Thorpe
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 9TT

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text


7/185 Presbytery to
Roman Catholic
Church of St. Mary


Presbytery, formerly a farmhouse. Early C18 refronted in mid-C19. Squared
stone with C19 ashlar dressings; rear wing roughly-squared stone with cut
dressings. C20 concrete tile roof, except for stone slabs on porch. T-plan.

South elevation 2 storeys, 3 bays. Plinth. Centre bay has steeply-gabled
porch with pointed arch, flanking buttresses and finial cross; single-light
window over. To left a canted bay window with a moulded cornice, and 2-light
window above; to right two 2-light windows; all windows plain sashes in
chamfered surrounds. Coped gables on moulded kneelers; stepped-and-corniced
end stacks. To left a single-storey 1-bay link to church, with paired lancet
windows, and string below embattled parapet with pierced merlons; single
lancet on left return.

West elevation of rear wing shows 4 windows with false flat-arched lintels;
two 12-pane Yorkshire sashes, a 9-pane fixed casement and a 4-pane sash, the
ground-floor Yorkshire sash under a segmental head.

Interior: Front block largely mid-C19, with carved open-well closed-string
stair. Rear wing has 2- and 3-panel doors on H hinges, and stone stair with
splat balusters.

Listing NGR: NZ1224013140

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.