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The Old Vicarage

A Grade II Listed Building in High Coniscliffe, Darlington

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Latitude: 54.5317 / 54°31'53"N

Longitude: -1.6527 / 1°39'9"W

OS Eastings: 422575

OS Northings: 515209

OS Grid: NZ225152

Mapcode National: GBR JJX1.09

Mapcode Global: WHC5V.LC79

Entry Name: The Old Vicarage

Listing Date: 16 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121185

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110842

Location: High Coniscliffe, Darlington, DL2

County: Darlington

Civil Parish: High Coniscliffe

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Coniscliffe

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

(South side, off)
18/120 No. 48
(The Old Vicarage)
Former Vicarage now private house. Circa 1860 with probably C18 wing at right.
Snecked sandstone, Welsh slate roofs and stone chimney stacks. Earlier wing
coursed rubble. Double-range main block under 2-span roof with cross-gabled
wing on right and earlier wing on far right. Entrance on left return.
Principal front rises sheer from quarry face. 2 storeys; 2:1:2 bays. Mullioned-
and-transomed windows. 2-bay main block: 2-storey canted bay at left has cross
windows and steeply-pitched semi-octagonal roof; 3-light window to right with
cross window above; steeply-pitched main roof has overhanging verges with plain
bargeboards; left end stack with offsets. Cross-gabled, set-back wing has
large pointed 3-light stair window and steeply-pitched roof with overhanging
verges and bargeboards. 2-bay wing on far right, reduced to single storey, has
replaced sashes and a flat roof.
Twin-gabled left return. 2 storeys, rear range slighlty lower and narrower.
Partly-glazed door-in moulded 4-centred doorway at junction. 2 cross windows
on rear range. Carved stone shield, with 4 lions rampant and motto NISI DOMINUS,
and small pointed 2-light attic window on front range.
House has very dramatic setting and considerable landscape value.

Listing NGR: NZ2257515209

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

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