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Old Vicarage, Langcliffe

Description: Old Vicarage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 324248

OS Grid Reference: SD8219565067
OS Grid Coordinates: 382195, 465067
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0812, -2.2736

Location: Howson Lane, Langcliffe, North Yorkshire BD24 9NQ

Locality: Langcliffe
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD24 9NQ

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Listing Text

SD 86 NW
2/8 Old Vicarage
(formerly listed as
The Vicarage)
Former vicarage, now house. C17 with C19 alterations. Rendered, painted stone
dressings, stone slate roof. 2 storeys 4 bays. Double entrance in third bay covered
by decorated lintel (now rendered) and hoodmould; left-hand entrance has C19 French
windows each with 4 panes, the upper pane having pointed arched heads; right hand
door is C20. Above the entrance is a painted sundial with gnomon. On ground floor
to the right is a 3-light chamfered window with hoodmould having cicular stops incised
with a spiral. To the left of the entrance are a 3-light and 4-light cavetto
mullioned window, with a continuous hoodmould. All 4 upper floor windows are
mullioned with 3 lights; bay 1 is double chamfered with cavetto mullions on square
stools; bay 2 is chamfered mullioned; bay 3 is probably C19 in C17 style, with double
chamfered cavetto mullions. Bay 4 is double chamfered with a square stool under
right-hand mullion. Gable-end ridge stack and ridge stack to the left of bay 2.
Occupied by William Paley (1743 - 1805), Archdeacon of Carlisle and author of
Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy (1785), and Evidences of Christianity
Source: T Brayshaw and R M Robinson, A History of the Ancient Parish of Giggleswick
(1932), pp 257-261

Listing NGR: SD8219565067

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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