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Description: Old Vicarage
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
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SD 86 NW
2/8 Old Vicarage
(formerly listed as
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
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Source: English Heritage
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