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Latitude: 54.5238 / 54°31'25"N
Longitude: -1.8223 / 1°49'20"W
OS Eastings: 411599
OS Northings: 514293
OS Grid: NZ115142
Mapcode National: GBR HJQ4.83
Mapcode Global: WHC5R.ZKDB
Entry Name: Wycliffe Old Rectory
Listing Date: 28 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121663
English Heritage Legacy ID: 111794
Location: Wycliffe with Thorpe, County Durham, DL12
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Wycliffe with Thorpe
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Wycliffe St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
NZ 11 SW WYCLIFFE WITH THORPE WYCLIFFE
7/203 Wycliffe Old
Rectory, 1733. Rendered and colour-washed stone with cut dressings; graduated
stone slate roof. Rectangular block with projecting wings at each end of
south front; and north-east wing.
South elevation 2 storeys, 1 + 3 + 1 bays. 7 steps up to central Tuscan porch,
enclosing renewed 6-panel door with 3-pane overlight. Flanking 30-pane sashes
with segmental-arched heads; 12-pane sashes above. Lower projecting wings:
each has steps up to 32-pane French window; and 16-pane sash above. 12-pane
sashes, some renewed, on 1-bay inner returns. Hip-ended roof. Main block
roof is hipped to the right and has a coped gable to the left; left end stack
and 3 low ridge stacks. 4-bay right return shows 12-pane sashes on both
floors. Tall rear elevation above basement has scattered fenestration
including tall arched stair window, with intersecting glazing bars, and three
Interior: Fielded-panel doors in moulded doorcases with paterae; folding
panelled shutters on H-hinges; moulded cornices; dogleg closed-string stair
with urn-on-vase balusters,square fluted newels and moulded handrail.
Two 1st floor rooms at the west end of the Old Rectory are now incorporated
into the West House.
Historical note: the house was built at the sole expense of Thomas Robinson,
H.D. Pritchett, 'John D. Wycliffe' (reprint of articles in 'Darlington and
Stockton Times') 1935, p.1.
Listing NGR: NZ1160014295
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