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The Vicarage

A Grade II Listed Building in Gorsedd, Flintshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2791 / 53°16'44"N

Longitude: -3.2733 / 3°16'23"W

OS Eastings: 315194

OS Northings: 376544

OS Grid: SJ151765

Mapcode National: GBR 5ZLJ.48

Mapcode Global: WH76J.PVG2

Entry Name: The Vicarage

Listing Date: 25 May 2001

Last Amended: 25 May 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25238

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located to the SW of the church. The driveway runs W off the road from Gorsedd to Pantasaph. The building is divided, with the vicarage to the L and accessed by the main entrance.

County: Flintshire

Town: Holywell

Community: Whitford (Chwitffordd)

Community: Whitford

Locality: Gorsedd

Built-Up Area: Gorsedd

Traditional County: Flintshire

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History

The vicarage was built in 1852-3 to the design of T H Wyatt, along with the Church of St Paul and the school. These buildings were funded by public subscription following the Pantasaph controvery in which the Church of St David became Roman Catholic.

Interior

The interior has a central stair hall, which has a dog-leg stair with plain balusters and turned newels. Simple panelled doors.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a fine Victorian vicarage in domestic Gothic style, with few alterations, and for group value with Church of St Paul and the church hall.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Holly House
    Located to the SW of the church. The driveway runs W off the road from Gorsedd to Pantasaph. The h
  • II Former School & School Master's House
    Located on the S side of the main road through Gorsedd, next to the Church of St Paul.
  • II Church of St Paul
    Located at the main cross-roads in Gorsedd and to the SW.
  • II Waen Farmhouse
    Located on the W side of a lane which runs N from Gorsedd to Saith Ffynnon, just N of the A5026.
  • II Limekiln
    In a prominent position fronting the road between Carmel and Gorsedd. On the S side of the road and
  • II Farm Building Range at Waen Farm
    Located to the N of the farmhouse and at right angles.
  • II Engine House
    To N of Lloc Crossroads set back from the road, close to a footpath, and opposite the Rock Inn.
  • II Telephone Call-box
    At the roadside to the SE of the Fielding Arms Public House on the NW edge of Pantasaph.

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