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The Old Vicarage

A Grade II Listed Building in Stamfordham, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0421 / 55°2'31"N

Longitude: -1.8814 / 1°52'53"W

OS Eastings: 407676

OS Northings: 571965

OS Grid: NZ076719

Mapcode National: GBR HB94.GB

Mapcode Global: WHC37.2JCG

Entry Name: The Old Vicarage

Listing Date: 27 August 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1302131

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238893

Location: Stamfordham, Northumberland, NE18

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Stamfordham

Built-Up Area: Stamfordham

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Stamfordham

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 27/04/2016.

NZ 07 SE
15/407
27.8.52

STAMFORDHAM
SOUTH SIDE

The Old Vicarage

(Formerly listed as: The Old Vicarage THE GREEN (South side))

II

GV


Former vicarage, now 2 houses. C17 and early C18, partly remodelled 1764 for
Thomas Dockwray, and additions of 1847 by John Dobson. Dressed stone with
ashlar dressings. Graduated Welsh slate roof. Double span.

Facade in 3 sections. To right a 2-storey, 4-bay projecting section. In left
bay half-glazed door with architrave, dated 1764, pulvinated frieze inscribed
AEDES HAESCE LABENTES REFECIT THO DOCKWRAY, and pediment bearing Rococo
decoration and shield. 12-pane sash, 4-pane sash and French window on ground
floor. Broad 1st floor band and narrow 1st floor sill band. 12-pane sashes on
1st floor. Steeply-pitched roof with kneelers and renewed brick end stacks.

One-bay section recessed to left; late C17 or early C18. 3 storeys. Narrow
12-pane sashes with triple keystones and moulded sills.

To left and contiguous with central section a 3-storey,3-bay range also with triple
keystones but without the moulded sills. Steeply pitched gabled roof with
kneelers and old brick ridge stack.

Rear span: C17 section to left in old, thick masonry; large external chimney
stack. Extended to right by Dobson in ashlar. 6-panel door in pedimented
Tuscan entablature; 12- and 9-pane sashes.

Interior: drawing room, of 1764: panelled walls with enriched moulding and
dado rail, multi-moulded cornice with dentils, wood Rococo chimney piece with
basket of flowers in the frieze. Dining room has large early C18 fireplace with
segmental brick arch and stone relieving arch, large solid 2-panel door. Former
kitchen has fireplace flanked by 2 segmental-arched cupboards with chamfered
stone surrounds. Several 2-panel doors. Early C18 roof timbers. Cellars by
Dobson with shallow segmental brick vaults.


Listing NGR: NZ0767671965

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