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The Old Vicarage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bakewell, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.212 / 53°12'43"N

Longitude: -1.6799 / 1°40'47"W

OS Eastings: 421474

OS Northings: 368369

OS Grid: SK214683

Mapcode National: GBR 57S.N3L

Mapcode Global: WHCD7.5J9H

Plus Code: 9C5W686C+Q2

Entry Name: The Old Vicarage

Listing Date: 20 May 1974

Last Amended: 5 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316515

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468223

Location: Bakewell, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45

County: Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Bakewell

Built-Up Area: Bakewell

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Bakewell All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text


831-1/4/184 (East side)
20/05/74 The Old Vicarage
(Formerly Listed as:
(South East side)
Hurtwood and The Vicarage)


Former vicarage now residential home. 1869. By Alfred
Waterhouse for the encumbent Edward Balston. Squared limestone
in diminishing courses with ashlar sandstone dressings; red
tile roof with yellow brick chimney shafts. Gothic Revival
style. U-shaped plan having double-depth centre and cross
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with cellar and attic; 1:3:1-bay entrance
front. Chamfered plinth; square-headed windows with
deeply-chamfered sills and chamfered, quoined surrounds to
plain sashes (some original coloured leaded lights survive).
Entrance front: gabled one-storey porch in angle with cross
wing on right has original boarded door with decorative
ironwork in moulded pointed arch with hoodmould; crested ridge
tiles. Stepped 3-light stair window to main wall above has
transom, pointed-arched lights and linked hoodmoulds; to left
of this are single sashes then paired sashes beneath a gabled
dormer with quatrefoil.
Right cross wing: paired sashes beneath string course; single
sash to first floor and plate-traceried roundel to the gable.
Left cross wing: single-storey projection with 3 plain sashes
and gable slit. Main gable behind with narrow sashes which
flank a central projecting stack with quoined offset plinth
but no shafts. Scrolled iron gutter brackets to swept eaves;
tall ridge stacks with ashlar offsets and stepped brick caps
with cogging.
Rear: corbelled stack with cylindrical shaft; C20
Right return: 3 bays, the 2 on right project and have a
rectangular bay window and canted bay window with cornices and
hipped roofs. Transomed ground-floor windows; continuous
dripmould; first-floor sill band.
INTERIOR: stair hall with grey marble fireplace (resited from
a bedroom); large open-well staircase in pitch-pine with
turned newels and balusters with diagonal struts beneath the
handrail; monogram 'EDB'; galleried landing and infilled

Dining room: grey marble fireplace with mantle on brackets.
Attic has 2 slate cisterns which collect top water and feed
well in former kitchen (now concealed).

Listing NGR: SK2147468369

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

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