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Vicarage of St Mary Magdalene with Yard Wall and Gateway

A Grade II Listed Building in Belmont, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7864 / 54°47'11"N

Longitude: -1.5262 / 1°31'34"W

OS Eastings: 430567

OS Northings: 543606

OS Grid: NZ305436

Mapcode National: GBR KFS2.CZ

Mapcode Global: WHC4K.JYGJ

Entry Name: Vicarage of St Mary Magdalene with Yard Wall and Gateway

Listing Date: 16 October 1975

Last Amended: 14 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159147

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110002

Location: Belmont, County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Belmont

Built-Up Area: Durham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Belmont

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 34 SW
(South side)
7/13 Vicarage of St.
16/10/75 Mary Magdalene
with yard wall
and gateway
GV II (formerly listed
as Vicarage)

Vicarage with yard wall and gateway at rear. 1861-2 by Walton and Robson
of Durham and London. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings and
plinth; Welsh slate roof. Stone rubble wall with ashlar coping and gateway;
wrought iron gate. Gothic style. Main block 2 storeys, 2 bays under front
gables; left service wing has 2 lower storeys, 2 bays; left extension one
storey, 2 bays. Boarded door with forked strap hinges at left in 2-centred-
arched surround under dripmould. Plate tracery in 2-light entrance-hall
window and in window above entrance; right bay has canted bay window with
steeply-pitched hipped roof; blank above, except for quatrefoil in gable
peak. Flush ashlar band at first-floor sill level, interrupted by bay window.
Service wing has 2-light stone-mullioned windows in left bay, single light
in first floor at right. One-storey extension has vehicle doors and 2 single
lights. Roof has steeply-coped ridge chimneys. Right return of 2 bays has
trefoil heads to 2-light windows in left bay; projecting bow in right bay
has shouldered heads to three 2-light windows. First-floor ashlar band
continues from front. All windows have sloping stone sills.

At rear, flat-coped wall c.one metre high steps up to form gateway and
continues to link to outbuildings. Wrought iron gate has scrolls of baroque

Sources: plans in possession of vicar, signed Walton and Robson of London
and Durham, and stamped March 1861 with plan no. 5216; Morris and Harrison's
Commercial Directory of County Durham 1861, p.15, giving Walton and Robson
architects at 45 North Bailey and 18 Adam Street.

Listing NGR: NZ3056743606

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