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Description: The Old Vicarage
Date Listed: 14 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 235053
OS Grid Reference: SP6269850413
OS Grid Coordinates: 462698, 250413
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1485, -1.0851
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BLAKESLEY CHURCH STREET
SP6250 (East side)
10/35 The old Vicarage
Former vicarage, now house. 1839 by George Gilbert Scott. Coursed squared
ironstone, plain tile roof, blue brick end and rear lateral stacks. Double-depth
plan. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window range. Central part-glazed door approached
by 3 stone steps in moulded stone surround with 4-centred head, cut spandrels
and hood mould. Recessed panel above door. 3-light chamfered stone mullion and
transom windows to first floor left and right, and above door, the latter with
hood mould. 3-light chamfered stone mullion windows to first floor left and
right; dormer windows above with similar 2-light windows and stone-coped gables
with kneelers. Central bay breaks forward and has stepped string course and
one-light window in gable with double-chamfered stone surround. Stone-coped
gables with kneelers. Lower, 2-storey, one-window wing to left incorporates some
older structure. Interior: central staircase hall with open-well staircase with
turned balusters. One original veined marble chimneypiece.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, 1973, p.517; D.Cole, The Work of Sir
Gilbert Scott, 1980, pp.15 and 207; P.B. Kingston, Blakesley Then and Now, 1983,
Listing NGR: SP6269850413
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Source: English Heritage
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