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The Old Vicarage, Sparsholt

Description: The Old Vicarage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 250769

OS Grid Reference: SU3462287606
OS Grid Coordinates: 434622, 187606
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5863, -1.5017

Location: Church Way, Sparsholt, Oxfordshire OX12 9PU

Locality: Sparsholt
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX12 9PU

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Listing Text

6/133 The Old Vicarage


Vicarage, now house. C17 wing to left modified c.1873, early C18 block to
right. English garden wall bond brick with limestone bands to left over
probable timber frame; coursed sarsen rubble with chalk bands and limestone
quoins and dressings; original front wall to right side in chalk ashlar with
limestone quoins and dressings; stone slate roof, tiled to rear; brick stacks.
Original plan of early C18 house had central staircase with C17 wing lying
parallel at rear. 2-storey, 3-window range. Left gable wall has pointed brick
arch over entry to vestibule and retaining-arch and timber lintel over 5-light
leaded casement, reset in late C19 wall, and one C20 casement; gabled wall has
square returns to moulded kneelers. Early C18 wall to right, plain limestone
architraves with raised keyblocks to 4-late C19 sashes: moulded cornice; hipped
roof. The original early C18 front to right side has 3-window range of similar
windows but with 2 original sashes to ground floor; one late C19 sash blocks
original central door and left side obscured by school built c.1873; limestone
storey band, chamfered quoining and moulded cornice. Ridge stack and rear left
lateral stack. Interior: C17 chamfered and stopped beam to front left; 6- and
2- panelled early C18 doors, and panelled shutters; early C18 fireplace with
stone moulded architrave to first floor rear right room; early C18 dog-leg with
landing stairs to centre right have turned balusters; 3-bay collar-truss roof
with butt purlins to early C18 section of house. Attached to the right wall is
a school built in about c.1873, which seems also to be the date of the brick
cladding to the left wing and the insertion of late C19 sashes. C20 lean-to
against left gable wall.

Listing NGR: SU3462187607

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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