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Description: The Vicarage with Outbuildings and Yard Wall
Date Listed: 15 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236717
OS Grid Reference: NU2653904411
OS Grid Coordinates: 426539, 604411
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3330, -1.5832
AMBLE CHURCH STREET
13/47 The Vicarage,
and yard wall
Vicarage, dated 1876 by Johnson & Hicks of Newcastle. Snecked stone with cut
dressings except for south elevation of outbuilding in yellow Ashington brick;
Welsh slate roof with chimneys heightened in brick. L-plan, with outbuilding
and wall enclosing rear yard. Jacobean style.
South elevation 2 storeys, 3 bays. Chamfered plinth, 1st floor string.
Ground floor shows 2-light transomed windows, two in centre bay, except for
3-light on left; 3-light transomed windows above. All windows small-paned
leaded casements in moulded surrounds. Coped gables with finials on moulded
kneelers; left-of-centre stack rising from front roof slope. 3-bay left
return has scattered similar fenestration; lower left bay has hip-ended roof
with hip-roofed dormer on left return; taller gabled right bay with 4-light
attic window. 1-bay right return shows vertical-panelled door in flat-arched
surround with dated lintel and hoodmould; 4-light attic window. Set back to
right is 2.5-metres-high yard wall, with gabled coping, joining end of
outbuilding, formerly coach-house, with C20 door in old opening and hipped
Interior: Doors of 5 fielded panels in corniced surrounds, moulded cornices
and dado rails. Straight closed-string stair with turned balusters; similar
stairhead balustrade incorporates contemporary stairhead gate.
Listing NGR: NU2653904411
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Source: English Heritage
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