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The Old Vicarage

A Grade II Listed Building in Acklington, Morpeth, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.3106 / 55°18'38"N

Longitude: -1.6442 / 1°38'38"W

OS Eastings: 422684

OS Northings: 601892

OS Grid: NU226018

Mapcode National: GBR J7Y1.V3

Mapcode Global: WHC1Z.QS86

Plus Code: 9C7W8964+68

Entry Name: The Old Vicarage

Listing Date: 15 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371110

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236675

Location: Acklington, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Acklington

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Acklington St John the Divine

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NU 20 SW
(South side)
7/5 The Old Vicarage

Vicarage, 1861. Probably by James Deason, for the Duke of Northumberland.
Snecked stone with tooled ashlar dressings; graduated Lakeland slate roof
except for Welsh slates on outshut; 2 stacks rebuilt in brick and rendered.
Irregular plan. Free Tudor style.

2 storeys, 1 + 1 + 1 bays. Chamfered plinth. Projecting gabled centre has
boarded and studded door, with foliate hinges, in chamfered arch with moulded
hood; 2-light window to left and 3-light window above; low buttress on right
return and corbelled-out reduced stack on left. Left bay shows ground-floor
window, and right bay 2-light window in gabled half-dormer. Coped gables on
moulded kneelers. Ridge stack rebuilt on old base and small left end stack
with chamfered cap.

Left return shows 3-light transomed stair window above roof of outshut; to
left of outshut a single-storey kitchen wing with openings altered (except
for slatted gable window in left return, facing churchyard). Right return
of main house 2 gabled bays; slightly-projecting narrower right bay has more
steeply-pitched gable. Irregularly-spaced mullioned windows, those to ground
floor with transoms; off-centre gable stack on left bay has octagonal shaft
and chamfered cap. Similar fenestration to rear. All openings in recessed
and chamfered surrounds; all windows on front and right return are small-
paned iron-framed casements.

Interior: Door from vestibule to hall is identical to front door. Dog-leg
closed-string stair with stop-chamfered balusters, square newels and moulded

Listing NGR: NU2268401892

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

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