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The Vicarage

A Grade I Listed Building in Burtholme, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.966 / 54°57'57"N

Longitude: -2.6957 / 2°41'44"W

OS Eastings: 355552

OS Northings: 563708

OS Grid: NY555637

Mapcode National: GBR 9CM0.5M

Mapcode Global: WH7ZT.KFJV

Entry Name: The Vicarage

Listing Date: 1 April 1957

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087502

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78142

Location: Burtholme, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA8

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Burtholme

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Lanercostwith Kirkcambeck St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


31/58 The Vicarage


G.V. I

Vicarage incorporating former Guest House of the Outer Court of Lanercost
Priory. Early C13 with additions of mid C16, and early C19 alterations.
Calciferous and red sandstone from the nearby Roman Wall, red sandstone
dressings; tower has gabled slate roof within parapet, extension has red
sandstone slate roof with coped gables; calciferous ashlar chimney stacks. 3-
storey, single-bay tower, to left. Ground floor double cross-mullioned window;
blocked original window above; other windows are C19. Dogtooth decorated
cornice with battlemented parapet. Short wall to left with blocked window is
the remains of the rear wall of a C16 building which stood in front of the
tower. Side wall has 2 blocked 2-light stone-mullioned windows, with similar
window above. Rear wall has earlier stonework on ground floor. Projecting
chimney breast has C19 2-light window on ground floor. Small window to left has
been blocked internally, but retains its C16 iron grille. Tall first floor
window to right and small square blocked window above. Built into the front
wall is an inverted Roman inscribed stone LEG VI and sculptured stone head above
right, is thought to be of Edward II. Interior of tower has cupboard in
north-west angle which could be the entrance to the newel staircase; C16 moulded
plaster frieze of scallop shells and mermaids, similar to plasterwork in
scriptorium. C16 extension to right of 2 storeys, 6 bays, has C19 porch with
chamfered Tudor arch, 2-light chamfered mullioned window above and moulded
cornice. Central upper floor 3-light chamfered stone-mullioned windows with
continuous hood mould, are original; all other mullioned windows are early C19
replacements in a similar style. Projecting upper floor chimney breast to right
of original windows. Rear wall has single-storey C19 extension for its full
length and 2-storey extension link with tower. Original central upper floor
5-light cross-mullioned window in moulded architrave with hood mould; flanking
original 2-light windows. Interior of ground floor kitchen window is splayed
with segmental arch.

Listing NGR: NY5554863705

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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