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Description: The Old Vicarage
Date Listed: 10 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165163
OS Grid Reference: SK7653099885
OS Grid Coordinates: 476530, 399885
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4901, -0.8480
SK 7699-7799 HAXEY CHURCH STREET
22/101 The Old Vicarage
Vicarage. 1845-6 by G T Andrews of York with minor later C19 alterations;
service ranges to rear demolished in C20. White brick in Flemish bond with
sandstone ashlar dressings, Welsh slate roof. Double-depth plan, with 2-
room, central entrance hall east front (right room now garage), and 3-room
garden front with central canted bay. 2 storeys. East front: 4 bays,
including narrower bay to right. Ashlar plinth. Tripartite entrance has
stone step to panelled door and 3-pane overlight in Doric doorcase with twin
pilasters flanking narrow round-headed sidelights, entablature with moulded
cornice and hood. Single slightly recessed 12-pane sashes to each side with
ashlar sills beneath rubbed-brick flat arches; later C19 inserted 4-pane
sash to right in similar surround. First floor: ashlar sill band, three 12-
pane sashes to left, inserted 4-pane sash to right. Deep overhanging eaves.
Hipped roof. Corniced ridge stack to right. South front: 3 bays,
symmetrical. Central bay breaks forward with ground-floor canted bay window
with steps to full-length 12-pane sashes beneath brick flat arches, coved
eaves cornice, hipped roof. Side bays have steps to full-length tripartite
sashes with glazing bars beneath brick flat arches. First-floor sill band
and 12-pane sashes similar to those on east front, 3 to central bay, one
each to side bays. Hipped roof, pair of corniced ridge stacks. Interior.
Entrance hall with elliptical-arched opening to stairhall. Open-well
cantilevered staircase with wreathed mahogany handrail, plain stick
balusters and profiled cheek-pieces. Coved ceiling cornices to hall and
main rooms. Pilastered marble chimney-piece to south-west dining room with
modillioned cornice and roundel ornament. Panelled window shutters and
window architraves with cornices to main rooms; 4-panelled doors in
architraves throughout. Somewhat similar to Andrews' vicarage of 1846-7 at
Winteringham, Glanford Borough, Humberside (qv). Architect's drawing in
Lincolnshire Archive Office.
Listing NGR: SK7653099885
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Source: English Heritage
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