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The Vicarage, Towcester

Description: The Vicarage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 235159

OS Grid Reference: SP6938248672
OS Grid Coordinates: 469382, 248672
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1320, -0.9878

Location: Chantry Lane, Towcester, Northamptonshire NN12 6YY

Locality: Towcester
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN12 6YY

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Listing Text

SP6948 (South side)
13/135 The Vicarage


Vicarage. Late C17, extended 1854 by E.F. Law. Coursed squared limestone, old
plain-tile roof, brick end and ridge stacks. 3-unit plan. 2 storeys and attic,
5-unit plan. 4-panel door with overlight and wood lintel to right of centre. C20
back door with overlight and wood lintel to left. 12-pane sash windows to ground
and first floor with wood lintels. Datestone to far right removed from another
location: fluted pilasters supporting frieze and cornice framing panel with arms
of Sir Robert Banastre and inscribed S/RB/1613. 3-window range of 1854 to rear,
doubling depth of house, has yellow brick dressings, tripartite sash window to
left of part-glazed garden door and canted bay window to right. Interior:
parlour with C18 fielded panelling and fitted cupboard with semi-domed head and
shaped shelves; stone-flagged hall; kitchen has ogee-stop-chamfered spine beam
and large blocked open fireplace with chamfered bressumer. Staircase hall in
rear range has open-well staircase with stick balusters, cast-iron standard and
ramped and wreathed mahogany handrail. Collar-truss roof. Left end bay to rear
range is addition.

Listing NGR: SP6938248672

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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