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Old Vicarage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bywell, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.9484 / 54°56'54"N

Longitude: -1.9268 / 1°55'36"W

OS Eastings: 404783

OS Northings: 561530

OS Grid: NZ047615

Mapcode National: GBR GCZ6.MX

Mapcode Global: WHB2G.CWPC

Plus Code: 9C6WW3XF+97

Entry Name: Old Vicarage

Listing Date: 20 October 1952

Last Amended: 24 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154496

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239828

Location: Bywell, Northumberland, NE43

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Bywell

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Bywell St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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NZ 0461
23/67 Old Vicarage
20.10.52 (previously listed as
Bywell Vicarage)


Vicarage, dated 1698; rear wings 1901. Large rubble with roughly-shaped quoins
and cut dressings; Welsh slate roof with rendered stacks. Rectangular block
with central stair wing to rear. South elevation 2 storeys, 5 bays, symmetrical.
Central old half-glazed door in bolection-moulded surround with pulvinated
frieze inscribed MAT OWEN FECIT A.D. 1698; open and broken pediment enclosing
oval cartouche with arms of See of Durham and fruit ornament. 12-pane sash
windows in rebated stone surrounds with floating cornices and slightly-projecting
sills. Coped gables have moulded kneelers with incised hearts, carrying ball
finials; stepped end stacks.

Left return shows blocked chamfered light on ground floor and 2 small blocked
lozenge-shaped lights (each cut in a single slab) under cornices on 1st floor.
Right return shows similar small blocked lights, oval on ground floor and lozenge-
shaped above; to right, projecting end of north-east wing with canted bay, its
1st floor corbelled out, with paired sashes and moulded cornice. Rear elevation
shows original stair wing with three 2-light mullioned windows, one blocked, the
others with lead latticed casements.

Interior: Old door furniture and bar behind front door. Framed newel stair
with closed string, splat balusters, moulded handrail and square newels with
moulded tops. Attics retain 2-panel doors with H hinges. Principal-rafter roof
altered in late C18 or early C19; collars removed; purlins with tusk tenons.

Listing NGR: NZ0478361530

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