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The Old Vicarage, Acklington

Description: The Old Vicarage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236675

OS Grid Reference: NU2268401892
OS Grid Coordinates: 422684, 601892
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3106, -1.6442

Location: B6345, Acklington, Northumberland NE65 9BW

Locality: Acklington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 9BW

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Listing Text

NU 20 SW
(South side)
7/5 The Old Vicarage

Vicarage, 1861. Probably by James Deason, for the Duke of Northumberland.
Snecked stone with tooled ashlar dressings; graduated Lakeland slate roof
except for Welsh slates on outshut; 2 stacks rebuilt in brick and rendered.
Irregular plan. Free Tudor style.

2 storeys, 1 + 1 + 1 bays. Chamfered plinth. Projecting gabled centre has
boarded and studded door, with foliate hinges, in chamfered arch with moulded
hood; 2-light window to left and 3-light window above; low buttress on right
return and corbelled-out reduced stack on left. Left bay shows ground-floor
window, and right bay 2-light window in gabled half-dormer. Coped gables on
moulded kneelers. Ridge stack rebuilt on old base and small left end stack
with chamfered cap.

Left return shows 3-light transomed stair window above roof of outshut; to
left of outshut a single-storey kitchen wing with openings altered (except
for slatted gable window in left return, facing churchyard). Right return
of main house 2 gabled bays; slightly-projecting narrower right bay has more
steeply-pitched gable. Irregularly-spaced mullioned windows, those to ground
floor with transoms; off-centre gable stack on left bay has octagonal shaft
and chamfered cap. Similar fenestration to rear. All openings in recessed
and chamfered surrounds; all windows on front and right return are small-
paned iron-framed casements.

Interior: Door from vestibule to hall is identical to front door. Dog-leg
closed-string stair with stop-chamfered balusters, square newels and moulded

Listing NGR: NU2268401892

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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