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Latitude: 51.5488 / 51°32'55"N
Longitude: 0.569 / 0°34'8"E
OS Eastings: 578217
OS Northings: 186445
OS Grid: TQ782864
Mapcode National: GBR PMT.SSX
Mapcode Global: VHJL2.TB5K
Entry Name: Old Vicarage
Listing Date: 14 February 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1247994
English Heritage Legacy ID: 429489
Location: Castle Point, Essex, SS7
District: Castle Point
Town: Castle Point
Electoral Ward/Division: Boyce
Built-Up Area: Rayleigh
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: South Benfleet St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
The following building shall be added to the list:-
SOUTH BENFLEET VICARAGE HILL
TQ 78 NE
1/10001 Old Vicarage
Former vicarage, now house. 1846 with minor late C19 additions to rear. Architect George
Devey and probably his first independent commission. Gothic revival style. Kentish ragstone,
ashlar and red brick dressings, handmade red clay plain tile roof, timber bargeboards. Windows
mainly stone framed and mullioned with hood moulds. 2 storeys, informal rectangular plan,
asymmetrical composition. Front elevation has walls battered to level of splayed brick first floor
band. Splayed ashlar plinth. Two gables, that to left higher. Diagonal offset buttress to left
corner. To right, massive external chimneystack with irregular offset buttress, detached shafts
with splayed bases. Central entrance with moulded four-centred arch and hood mould. Left
(west) side elevation has first floor band and plinth as before. Rendered gable to right. Various
chimneys; that to right with massive buttressed external stack; that to centre with low-level
ashlar shaft. SW (right) corner canted with buttresses containing single light lancet and quatrefoil
light in plinth. Rear (north) elevation has three gables; two bays to left are later additions above
first floor level with tile hanging and timber casements. Single storey lean-to to right. Two pairs
C20 french doors. Right (east) side elevation with gable to left, tile hung first floor to right as
before. Canted ground floor bay window to right, pair of round-arched windows to centre.
Interior has original stair with balustrade part-boarded, part with short thick plain balusters.
Front left room has boarded ceiling, arched recesses flanking hearth with plain surround. Front
right room has fireplace with stone basket arch. (ALLIBONE Jill, (1991)"George Devey,
Architect 1820-1886" Butterwortll, Cambridge, p20-21. RIBA Drawings Collection Ref:-
Devey  Ran 60/B.)
Listing NGR: TQ7821786445
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