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The Old Vicarage and Attached Stableyard Wall and Gate Piers, Dunsforths

Description: The Old Vicarage and Attached Stableyard Wall and Gate Piers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 December 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 331817

OS Grid Reference: SE4425064864
OS Grid Coordinates: 444250, 464864
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0778, -1.3252

Locality: Dunsforths
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO26 9SA

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Listing Text

SE 46 SW
(north side,off),
Lower Dunsforth
3/2 The Old Vicarage
and attached
stableyard wall
and gate piers
Vicarage, now house. Dated 1866. Probably by Mallinson and Healey. Pink
and cream mottled brick in English garden wall bond, banded in blue
vitreous brick. Sandstone ashlar plinth band, quoins and dressings.
Slate roof, with fishscale slates over bay windows. Stableyard walls of
mottled brick with sandstone coping, and gate piers of brick banded in
sandstone ashlar. Gothic Revival style. Entrance front: 2 storeys, 4
bays, centre bays slightly projecting. Panelled front door with pretty
trefoil-shaped handle and filigree neck plate, beneath overlight, in inner
left bay. Two-centred-arched surround of two orders with moulded imposts,
the inner order trefoil-shaped, with high-relief rosettes, the outer
coved, with balls. Pointed archivolt of gauged red brick. 1-light first
floor window beneath moulded eaves course and cogged brick band.
Pyramidal roof with wrought iron finial. Inner right bay gabled, with
3-light windows on both floors. Round relieving arch over ground floor
window encloses low-relief carving of date in circular sunk panel. First
floor window has stepped surround with high-relief flower carving in
centre, and 2-centred relieving arch. Windows in outer bays 2-light, that
in left bay beneath low-relief carved panel with words "LAUS DEO" in
enriched circular surround: relieving arch above. Chamfered plinth and
first-floor string. Windows are shouldered sashes in quoined surrounds,
with hollow-chamfered mullions. All gables coped. Ridge stacks with
cogged brick bands. Garden front: 2 storeys, 5 bays, the inner left
gabled with attic, the right end crossgabled. 5-light canted bay window
at right end, beneath 3-light first floor window in stepped surround:
2-centred relieving arch with slit light above, in gable apex. Other
windows single, paired or triple lights, with relieving arches on ground
floor. Attic window of paired lights beneath sunk glazed roundel and
relieving arch. First-floor string. Left return: 2-storey, 2-bay front,
the right bay crossgabled. 5-light canted bay window at right end,
beneath 3-light first floor window in stepped surround. 2-light ground
floor left window beneath blank escutcheon in high relief. Relieving
arches to ground floor left and first floor windows. Other detailing
similar to other fronts. Right return (rear): board door, beneath divided
overlight, up flight of steps. Above is 2-centred-arched cross-window
with two trefoil-headed lights and glazed trefoil in head of arch. Gauged
brick archivolt. Half-hipped roof. Stableyard walls: approximately 3
metres high, with flat coping, ramped up on each side of gate piers. Gate
piers broach-stopped on high bases, with conical caps.

Listing NGR: SE4425064864

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Source: English Heritage

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