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Latitude: 52.7392 / 52°44'21"N
Longitude: -1.356 / 1°21'21"W
OS Eastings: 443579
OS Northings: 315926
OS Grid: SK435159
Mapcode National: GBR 7JP.60C
Mapcode Global: WHDHV.4DKW
Entry Name: The Old Vicarage
Listing Date: 31 October 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1074363
English Heritage Legacy ID: 187886
Location: North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE67
District: North West Leicestershire
Town: North West Leicestershire
Civil Parish: Whitwick
Built-Up Area: Coalville
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Whitwick St John Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
SK 41 NW COALVILLE SILVER STREET
(The Old Vicarage)
House, C17 or earlier origin, probably altered 1714 (datestone over front door),
refenestrated early C19 in Gothick style and extended later in the C19. Of
Charnwood granite rubble with quoins to front, brick to rear and thatched roof.
Ridge and end stacks. Main range of 2 storeys, with cross-wing to E, 4-centred
doorway and single storey canted bay window, once thatched, now tiled. Later C19
extension to W with second doorway and bay window, similar to the original ones and
with fenestration in keeping. Gabled wing and conservatory to rear. Interior has
reed and plaster floors and retains some C17 and C18 doors. Some stained and
painted window glass including one panel dated 1830. C18 brick coach house and
hay-loft to rear. C19.Charnwood granite rubble garden walls to front, with central
round-headed gateway, now blocked. Dorothy Wordsworth once worked here as house-
keeper and her drawing of the house, "Whitwick Parsonage", is now in the Wordsworth
Museum at Grasmere.
Listing NGR: SK4357915926
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