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Description: The Old Vicarage
Date Listed: 6 November 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 166061
OS Grid Reference: SE9644505926
OS Grid Coordinates: 496445, 405926
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5411, -0.5461
SE 9605-9705 SCAWBY VICARAGE LANE
19/100 The Old Vicarage
(formerly listed as The
6.11.67 Old Vicarage, Garage
Vicarage, now house. 1790 for Amaziah Empson, vicar. Rear addition and
internal alterations of 1868 by Henry Goddard of Lincoln; bay window and
internal alterations between 1917 and 1935; later C20 additions to rear.
Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings and red brick stacks; yellow
brick to C19 addition. L-shaped on plan: original double-depth 2-room
central entrance-hall east front with canted bays flanking entrance,
2 kitchens, dairy, etc to wing, rear right; C19 single-room addition to rear
left, adjoining study converted to rear hall; canted bay added to left
return, front dining room opened to rear hall in early C20. 3 storeys,
3 bays; symmetrical. Ashlar quoins, plinth. Roman Doric door-case with
attached columns carrying entablature with fluted frieze, dentilled cornice
and open pediment; 6-panelled door (4 glazed panels above fielded panels)
beneath cornice and fanlight in arched panelled reveal. 2-storey canted
bays with 12-pane sashes in flush wooden architraves with sills and stucco
flat arches. First floor: similar windows to bays and above entrance.
Parapets to canted bays with coved ashlar cornices. Second floor: 6-pane
sashes in similar surrounds. Deep moulded wooden eaves cornice and gutter.
Stone-coped gables with shaped kneelers. End stacks. Left return forms
south garden front: C19 canted bay with French window flanked by full-length
plate-glass sashes beneath ashlar lintels; stepped eaves cornice. C20
canted bay to right with 12-pane sashes beneath stucco flat arches and coped
parapet. Sashes with glazing bars, C19 first-floor canted wooden oriel to
right return. Interior. Original chimney-pieces to first-floor front rooms
with pilasters, dentilled cornices and composition ornament, coved plaster
cornice to stairhall. C19 Gothic-style open-well oak staircase with
pointed-arch balustrade. Main ground-floor rooms remodelled in neo-
Classical style in early C20, probably early 1920s when house ceased to be
vicarage. N Pevsner and J Harris, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire,
Listing NGR: SE9644505926
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Source: English Heritage
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