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The Old Vicarage

A Grade II Listed Building in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6383 / 51°38'17"N

Longitude: -0.4693 / 0°28'9"W

OS Eastings: 506027

OS Northings: 194381

OS Grid: TQ060943

Mapcode National: GBR 1S.DC4

Mapcode Global: VHFSR.T28Y

Entry Name: The Old Vicarage

Listing Date: 27 July 1972

Last Amended: 3 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173498

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158777

Location: Batchworth, Three Rivers, Hertfordshire, WD3

County: Hertfordshire

District: Three Rivers

Town: Three Rivers

Electoral Ward/Division: Rickmansworth Town

Built-Up Area: Rickmansworth

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Rickmansworth

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(West side)
13/134 No. 10
(The Old Vicarage) (Formerly listed
as The Vicarage)

House, now part offices. C15 cross wing, hall rebuilt in early C18, with
C18, early to mid C19 and later extensions. Timber framed wing, rendered.
Extended in brick, whitewashed. Tile and slate roofs. Cross wing only
survives so original plan obscure. 2 storeys and attics. Entrance front:
gable to right over cross wing. Ground floor: plank and muntin door with
arched head on left with C19 rectangular bay to right with brick and
ashlar base incorporating C15 trefoiled, intersecting blind arcade, 10
light timber mullion and transom casement with moulded surround. Jettied
first floor with moulded bressumer. First floor 10 light oriel on
brackets. 2 light Gothick window to left, leaded panes. 2 light window
in gable, exposed purlins and plates. To left of cross wing is renewed
hall range with a taller ridge. Roof swept down over 2 bays of 1 storey
continuous outshut. Dentilled eaves and stack to front. A small gabled
projection from left return of cross wing over hall. Left end to road
has large gable with horizontal sliding sashes. 2 storey C19 block and 1
storey C20 addition. To right of cross wing and projecting forward is 2
storey early to mid C19 block. Re-entrant angle has 2 light Gothick
windows, leaded panes. Ground floor segmental headed window with hood
mould. To front ground floor cast-iron verandah with slim colonnettes
and arched braces. Stack to front. Right return or garden front. 3 bays.
Ground floor French windows and continuous verandah. First floor sash to
left and two 2 light casements, all openings have moulded architraves.
Boxed eaves. 2 separate hipped roofs. Main stack is on right side of C15
wing where it joins C19 addition. To rear: 1 bay with verandah on C19
block. C15 wing projects forward with ground floor Gothick windows in a
canted bay. First floor 2 light casement and Gothick attic light. An C18
2 storey block projects to rear to right of C15 wing. Ground floor
French windows. First floor 2 light casement and horizontal sliding
sash. Hipped roof. Interior: hollow chamfered ground floor binding beam,
arch braced clasped purlin roof, curved windbraces. (RCHM Typescript:
VCH 1908: Pevsner 1977).

Listing NGR: TQ0602794381

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