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Presbyterry to Roman Catholic Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Wycliffe with Thorpe, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5134 / 54°30'48"N

Longitude: -1.8124 / 1°48'44"W

OS Eastings: 412240

OS Northings: 513140

OS Grid: NZ122131

Mapcode National: GBR HJS7.DV

Mapcode Global: WHC5S.4T69

Entry Name: Presbyterry to Roman Catholic Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 28 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121657

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111776

Location: Wycliffe with Thorpe, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Wycliffe with Thorpe

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Wycliffe St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


7/185 Presbytery to
Roman Catholic
Church of St. Mary


Presbytery, formerly a farmhouse. Early C18 refronted in mid-C19. Squared
stone with C19 ashlar dressings; rear wing roughly-squared stone with cut
dressings. C20 concrete tile roof, except for stone slabs on porch. T-plan.

South elevation 2 storeys, 3 bays. Plinth. Centre bay has steeply-gabled
porch with pointed arch, flanking buttresses and finial cross; single-light
window over. To left a canted bay window with a moulded cornice, and 2-light
window above; to right two 2-light windows; all windows plain sashes in
chamfered surrounds. Coped gables on moulded kneelers; stepped-and-corniced
end stacks. To left a single-storey 1-bay link to church, with paired lancet
windows, and string below embattled parapet with pierced merlons; single
lancet on left return.

West elevation of rear wing shows 4 windows with false flat-arched lintels;
two 12-pane Yorkshire sashes, a 9-pane fixed casement and a 4-pane sash, the
ground-floor Yorkshire sash under a segmental head.

Interior: Front block largely mid-C19, with carved open-well closed-string
stair. Rear wing has 2- and 3-panel doors on H hinges, and stone stair with
splat balusters.

Listing NGR: NZ1224013140

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

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