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Description: The Old Vicarage
Date Listed: 20 June 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 132499
OS Grid Reference: SO8035009185
OS Grid Coordinates: 380350, 209185
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7810, -2.2862
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STANDISH LITTLE HARESFIELD
SO 80 NW
7/240 The Old Vicarage
(formerly listed as Standish
Former vicarage, detached. Core to north probably C15, enlarged
to south-west to form L-shape in. C16, angle infilled c1839-40 by
William James, further extension to west in later C19. North wing
in random coursed stone with diagonal stepped buttresses on
chamfered plinth, slate roof to front, artificial stone slates to
rear. Central ashlar ridge stack with 3 renewed flues joined by
moulded cornice, part external stack to west end with 2 original
flues. C16 and C19 angle wings in coursed and dressed stone with
ashlar stacks with triple diagonally set flues (one flue renewed),
later wing in brick with stone dressings, artificial stone slate
roof. Two storeys and attic. Rear range has 2 projections on
north side, one with former garderobe, between 3 windows, 3/2/2-
light arched light stone mullions with square hoodmoulds, 3/2/4-
light on ground floor with enriched stops, and king mullion to 4-
light. Fenestration on C16 and angle C19 wing in similar style.
Entrance in C19 section with long 2-light stone mullion and
transom, all lights arched, to far left lighting stair and Tudor
arch doorway adjacent with C19 vertical battened door. Interior
partly inspected - ground floor rooms of oldest section have
original stone ogee arch doorway on west side and moulded
compartmented ceilings. Ridge stack has large moulded Tudor arch
fireplace at base with adjacent chamfered pointed archway to former
newel stair. Stack at west end has large timber bressumer
fireplace at base. South east buttress of this wing has stone
sundial with arms of the See of Gloucester, dating from restoration
in C17 by Bishop Frampton.
(V.C.H., Gloucestershire, Vol X, 1972; David Verey, Buildings of
England: Gloucestershire - the Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1980)
Listing NGR: SO8035009185
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