Description: The Old Vicarage
Date Listed: 4 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 323330
OS Grid Reference: NZ1829205152
OS Grid Coordinates: 418292, 505152
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4415, -1.7195
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GILLING WITH HARTFORTH HIGH STREET
NZ 1805-1905 AND SEDBURY (west side)
14/116 The Old Vicarage
(formerly listed as The
Vicarage, now house. c1807. For William Hall. Coursed rubble, artificial
stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 5 bays. Plinth. Quoins. Central 6-panel
door below fanlight with decorative glazing bars in ashlar doorcase within
Tuscan distyle portico of 2 columns in front, 2 pilasters behind, supporting
cornice with blocking course. Sash windows with glazing bars, stone lintels
and raised sills. Ashlar coping. A broad ridge stack towards each end.
Rear (south): as the front, but with central part-glazed 6-panel door in
architrave with ashlar surround, frieze and pediment. Interior:
cantilevered stone open well staircase with moulded nosing and wreathed
handrail. This was the church's first vicarage. It is said to have been
built by Hall (who took the name Wharton) in 1807 when he married Charlotte
Dundas of the neighbouring estate at Aske in order to please his future
father-in-law. Extensive servants' quarters at the west end were mostly
demolished in 1967. Laybourn K, Historical Notes on the Parish Church of
Gilling West, North Yorkshire, (1979), pp 7, 8, 12, 14.
Listing NGR: NZ1828605160
Source: English Heritage
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