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The Old Vicarage

A Grade II Listed Building in Snaith and Cowick, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.6863 / 53°41'10"N

Longitude: -1.0011 / 1°0'3"W

OS Eastings: 466067

OS Northings: 421560

OS Grid: SE660215

Mapcode National: GBR PTGT.29

Mapcode Global: WHFDH.LLHV

Plus Code: 9C5WMXPX+GH

Entry Name: The Old Vicarage

Listing Date: 16 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1083325

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164950

Location: Snaith and Cowick, East Riding of Yorkshire, DN14

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Snaith and Cowick

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Great Snaith

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

Tagged with: Clergy house

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SNAITH ROAD(south side)East Cowick The Old Vicarage

Vicarage,now offices.1853-54 by William Butterfield for Willim Henry Dawnay,seventh Viscount Downe.Built by Charles Ward of Lincoln.C20 entrance porch and alterations.Red brick in English bond.Welsh slate roof.Rectangular on
plan:double-depth,with two-room central entrance-hall north front and two-room
principal south garden front.South front:two storeys,three irregular bays,with projecting full-height gabled bay to left and projecting gabled wing to right.Tall central six-pane square-headed stair window with C20 glazing.Wing to right has ground-floor canted baywindow with hollow-chamfered timber mullions,three-light sash to front,and single-light sashes with glazing bars to sides beneath projecting pointed arches supporting hipped roof;pointed three-light first-floor window with brick header arch and C20 glazing.Left bay has square ground-floor bay window with central glazed door flanked by twelve-pane sashes in architraves beneath timber lintel,six-pane sashes to side,moulded wooden cornice and hipped roof;three-light first-floor window with C20 glazing in original opening beneath soldier arch.Rainwater head to centre bears Downe monogram and coronet.Steeply pitched roof, half-hipped to right wing.Buttressed and corniced end stack to left with tumbled-in brick to offsets,similar axial stack to right wing.Contemporary single-storey outhouses adjoin to left.North front:unsympathetic C20 timber porch and lobby extension over original segmental-pointed entrance with part-glazed six-panelled door in chamfered surround to right,a pair of narrow sashes with glazing bars beneath pointed relieving arch,two C20 inserted windows.First floor:pointed three-light window to left with C20 glazing,four sashes with glazing bars to right beneath raised eaves.Hipped roof to left cross wing,axial stack to right.Single-storey and attic coach-house adjoins to right with buttress to north-west corner,plate-glass windows inserted in former entrance to north gable end,with two-fold pointed loft door above,pair of board doors to right return;steeply-pitched roof Interior,altered in C20,retains original staircase with tall shafted balustrade;moulded dado rail to entrance hall;panelled doors.Contemporary with neighbouring church andschool(qv),and with similar groups at nearby Hensall (North Yorkshire) and Pollington (qv).P Thompson,William Butterfield,1971.J Killeen,A Short History of Cowick Hall 1967,p 27-29. R Dixon and S Muthesius,Victorian Architecture,1978,p49 and p208.Photographs in NMR.

Listing NGR: SE6606721560

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