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Description: The Old Vicarage
Date Listed: 6 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 249765
OS Grid Reference: SU5221799412
OS Grid Coordinates: 452217, 199412
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6910, -1.2460
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RADLEY KENNINGTON ROAD
SU5299 (East side)
18/90 No.2 (The Old Vicarage)
06/08/52 (Formerly listed as The old
Vicarage (No.2 Kennington
Vicarage. Late C15: early C17 extension. Timber-framed: widely-spaced vertical
studs, with tension bracing to jettied first floor of late C15 range. Gabled old
tile roof; C17 brick left end stack. 2- extended to 3-unit plan in early C17. 2
storeys; 3-window range. Hollow-chamfered arched doorway with carved-leaf
spandrels. C17 plank door with grille and Norfolk latch. Mid C19 French window
to right with Gothick heads: restored C18 two- and 3-light windows to left with
old wrought-iron catches and fittings: similar restored windows on first floor,
to right of 3-light window with leaded diamond panes. First-floor is jettied,
with moulded bressumer to late C15 range. C18 brick and tile extension, to rear
right of 2 storeys; one-bay with brick end stack. Interior: stop-chamfered
ground-floor beams, and timber-framed partitions rising to attic. Room to right
has mid C18 beaded stone fireplace with 3 painted panels, of tulips and other
designs, to overmantle. Mid C19 open-well staircase with stick balusters and
reset early C18 turned balusters. 3-bay clasped purl in roof: 2 early C17
queen-post trusses to left, and late C15 pointed-arched windbraces in room to
right. Large C19 wing attached to left is not of special architectural interest.
(Patrick Drysdale, Radley, 1985, p.19; National Monuments Record).
Listing NGR: SU5221799412
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Source: English Heritage
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