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The Old Vicarage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bolam, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5972 / 54°35'49"N

Longitude: -1.695 / 1°41'41"W

OS Eastings: 419804

OS Northings: 522484

OS Grid: NZ198224

Mapcode National: GBR JHL8.VT

Mapcode Global: WHC5F.YQ13

Entry Name: The Old Vicarage

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121134

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111026

Location: Bolam, County Durham, DL2

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Bolam

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Heighington

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


2/2 The Old Vicarage


House. Probably early C17 with extensive C19 alterations. Sandstone rubble with
ashlar dressings, roughcast at front and rendered at rear; moderately-pitched
Welsh slate roofs and two corniced gable stacks. Long and low front with attached
2-storey, single-bay section to left and gabled, single-bay wing to rear. 2-storey,
4-bay front has C17 doorway with chamfered jambs, Tudor-arched head and monolithic
lintel under hoodmould, in second bay from left; C19 4-pane sashes and tripartite
ground floor window to right. Right return has external gable stack with bread
oven projection to rear. Rear has mainly renewed 12-pane sashes in raised surrounds.
Roof has coped gables with shaped kneelers.

Interior: early C17 fireplace has wide segmental arch of sandstone ashlar, chamfered
jambs and rebuilt, brick-lined bread oven; late C17 dogleg staircase with moulded
string and handrail and two barley-sugar balusters per tread; several early C18
2-panel doors and a ground-floor room with early C18 raised-and-fielded panelling.

Listing NGR: NZ1980422484

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