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Astley Vicarage

A Grade II* Listed Building in Astley Mosley Common, Wigan

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Latitude: 53.503 / 53°30'10"N

Longitude: -2.454 / 2°27'14"W

OS Eastings: 369984

OS Northings: 400792

OS Grid: SD699007

Mapcode National: GBR CW9Y.J0

Mapcode Global: WH987.86PW

Entry Name: Astley Vicarage

Listing Date: 18 July 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356223

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213513

Location: Wigan, M29

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Astley Mosley Common

Built-Up Area: Walkden

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Astley St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 60 SE
(north-west side)
Astley Vicarage
Vicarage. 1704. English garden wall bond brick with C20 tile
roof. Double-depth central-staircase plan with 5 bays and 3
storeys. Twin-gabled front elevation has central 4-panel
door with eared and pedimented doorcase and 4-pane
overlight. Symmetrically placed windows : 4 flush sashes on
the ground floor (with glazing bars in the upper sash only),
5 possibly original cross casements on the first floor and
four 2-pane casements on the second. All windows have flat
brick arches. Round windows in gables and an elaborate
rainwater head. The side elevations each have a gable with
similar round window as well as a projecting chimney stack
with tall paired shafts, cross casement windows (as above)
and 2 and 3-light recessed chamfered mullion windows to
upper floors. 2-storey lean-to addition to rear. Interior:
ovolo-moulded floor beams in all the principal ground and
first floor rooms. Dogleg stair with deep handrail, closed
string, bulbous turned balusters and square newels with
clips. Original panelled and boarded doors throughout. The
house is a particularly early attempt at classicism which
has been little altered since it was built. The combination
of classical and vernacular elements adds to the building's

Listing NGR: SD6998400792

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