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Description: The Old Vicarage
Date Listed: 14 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 235072
OS Grid Reference: SP6476248544
OS Grid Coordinates: 464762, 248544
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1314, -1.0553
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BRADDEN MAIN STREET
SP6448 (North side)
12/53 The Old Vicarage
Vicarage, now house. 1862 by William White. Coursed squared ironstone, plain
tile roofs, stone end and internal stacks. Picturesque composition. Complex
double-depth plan. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window range. Centre is recessed
between cross wing. 2-storey gabled porch abuts left cross wing and has
chamfered pointed arched doorway with hood mould. A flight of 8 steps leads to
door with ornamental hinges and side-lights. Small rectangular window above
porch doorway with chamfered stone surround and offset buttress to right. Centre
has similar window to ground floor centre just above plinth, 3-light chamfered
stone mullion window to right, and 2-light shouldered arched windows lighting
staircase to left with chamfered mullion and pointed arched hood mould, and
catslide roof above. Upper flights of staircase rise in stair-turret to right
with gablet roof and two one-light windows with chamfered stone surrounds, that
to left longer with chamfered stone transom. Right cross wing has central offset
buttress flanked by 2-light chamfered stone mullion cellar windows, similar
longer windows to ground floor and 12-pane sash windows to first floor with
shoulded segmental-arched heads; small rectangular window with chamfered stone
surround in gable. Left cross wing has 2-light chamfered stone mullion cellar
windows flanking central projecting stack, which is iteself flanked at first
floor by rectangular windows with chamfered stone surrounds. Left side elevation
has irregular fenestration of similar sashes and stone mullion windows, a canted
single-storey bay window and tall gabled dormer. Interior noted as having
Derbyshire fossiliferous marble chimneypieces and shutters with ornamental
(Grant-Ives family papers on deposit in Northamptonshire Records Office).
Listing NGR: SP6476248544
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Source: English Heritage
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