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The Old Vicarage and Garden Walls Adjoining to South

A Grade II Listed Building in North Molton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0543 / 51°3'15"N

Longitude: -3.8041 / 3°48'14"W

OS Eastings: 273650

OS Northings: 129878

OS Grid: SS736298

Mapcode National: GBR L2.FXT1

Mapcode Global: FRA 26XB.HSG

Entry Name: The Old Vicarage and Garden Walls Adjoining to South

Listing Date: 24 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1214472

English Heritage Legacy ID: 399134

Location: North Molton, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: North Molton

Built-Up Area: North Molton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: North Molton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

NORTH MOLTON THE SQUARE (north side),
SS 7229-7329
18/195 The Old Vicarage and garden walls
- adjoining to south
GV II
Vicarage, now house. Early C19, remodelled in the mid to late C19. Rendered,
probably over stone rubble. Gable-ended scantle-slate roofs, hipped over staircase
projection to rear. C19 red-brick stacks, one rendered.
Plan and development: two-room central-entrance plan. Central entrance hall with
square staircase projection to rear and flanking rooms with end stacks, external to
left and integral to right. Lower probable former service wing set back to left.
Later C19 remodelling included refenestration, addition of porch and probably the
garden walls to the front. Two storeys.
Exterior: Three bays; mid to late C19 plate-glass tripartite sashes to outer bays
and first-floor C19 four-pane sash to centre. Central early C19 six-panelled door
with side beaded lower 2 panels and glazed (probably a later alteration) upper 4
panels. Central mid to late C19 gabled wooden porch with pierced shaped barge
boards, half-glazed door with ogee-headed side lights, and 3-lights to side walls.
Former service wing set-back to left with early C19 sixteen-pane former glazing bar
sashes (each leaf with 4 panes across and 2 up), converted to top-opening casements,
probably in the C20. Staircase projection to rear has early C20 twenty-pane sash
(each leaf of 4 panes across, top leaf of 2 panes up and bottom leaf of 3 panes up).
Interior: Entrance hall with late C19 encaustic tiled floor. Possibly early C19
staircase with open string and 2 balusters per tread. Left-hand ground-floor room
has early C19 recess at rear with reeded pilasters. Left-hand ground-floor room
(kitchen) has early C19 fireplace with beaded surround and mantelshelf. Early C19
four-panelled doors throughout with moulded architraves. Panelled window reveals and
shutters. First floor not inspected.
Mid to late C19 low stone-rubble garden walls to front with chamfered stone copings
and square piers with shallow pyramidal stone caps. Small wrought-iron gates
flanking porch, leading to areas of garden to left and right of entrance.

Listing NGR: SS7365429877

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

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