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The Old Vicarage
Date Listed: 17 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 129841
OS Grid Reference: SU0986697204
OS Grid Coordinates: 409866, 197204
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6735, -1.8587
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SU 09 NE DOWN AMPNEY DOWN AMPNEY VILLAGE
8/98 The Old Vicarage and Pilgrims
Former vicarage, now divided into two separate houses. 1865 by E J Tarver.
Coursed rubble stone with flush quoins, stone slate roof, stone
stacks with large grouped brick flues with oversailing courses.
Double range. Range to south, The Old Vicarage, of 2 storeys and
attic with former bell tower and chapel on south-east corner. Four
windows, 2-storey projecting canted bay to left with 1/3/1-light
stone mullion and transoms, and 3/2/1-light wood mullion and
transoms to rest. Ground floor similar but with segmental stone
heads to non-bay windows. Three hipped dormers. Small octagonal
bell tower of 2 storeys with narrow door on ground floor and carved
inscription recording Vaughan Williams' birth, small chapel with
tile floor and 2-light window to west, 3-light to east. Interior
of house completely altered. Range to north, Pilgrims, former
front of house, of 2 storeys, with mid/late C18 cottage linked by
gateway to left. Large projecting steep gabled 2-storey porch to
left with sprocketed roof, pointed arch window with blind arch and
2-light wood mullion and transom over entrance across corbelled out
corner, with shouldered arch, roll moulded jambs and half-glazed
door. Two small gables to right of different sizes with one and 2-
light wood mullion and transoms, and 3-light below with segmental
head, with blocked window to right. Cottage to left of rubble
stone, stone slate roof and stone ridge stack, 2 storeys with
scattered fenestration, mostly casements. Birthplace of Ralph Vaughan
Williams on 12th October 1872.
Listing NGR: SU0986697204
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