Description: Old Shirburn Vicarage
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 248970
OS Grid Reference: SU6886195698
OS Grid Coordinates: 468861, 195698
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6559, -1.0060
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13/124 Old Shirburn Vicarage
Vicarage, now house. Datestone 1788, for Paul Blackall. Header bond grey brick
with red brick dressings; M-shaped half-hipped old tile roof; brick end and rear
lateral stacks. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range. Carved
brackets to originally pedimented doorcase: 4-panelled door with decorative
overlight. Gauged brick flat arches over tripartite sashes, except central blind
top-storey window with keystone. Red brick flush storey bands. Mid C19 canted
bay window to right and two 2-light leaded casements to rear. One-storey rear
service range of Flemish bond brick with gabled old tile roof and 4-light iron
casements with Gothick heads. Interior not inspected but likely to be of
interest. Built as "a very comfortable and modern erection", on the site of the
old rectory. It accommodated the vicars of Shirburn from 1885 to 1943.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VIII, p.140; National Monuments Record, 1960/51-2 for
measured drawings of 1874).
Listing NGR: SU6886195698
Source: English Heritage
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