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The Old Vicarage and the Old Parsonage

A Grade II Listed Building in Dent, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2771 / 54°16'37"N

Longitude: -2.4547 / 2°27'16"W

OS Eastings: 370489

OS Northings: 486923

OS Grid: SD704869

Mapcode National: GBR CL9Z.CJ

Mapcode Global: WH94C.8RBG

Plus Code: 9C6V7GGW+R4

Entry Name: The Old Vicarage and the Old Parsonage

Listing Date: 16 March 1954

Last Amended: 18 October 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384000

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484432

Location: Dent, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA10

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Dent

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Dent with Cowgill

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

Tagged with: Clergy house

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162-1/25/206 (South side)
16/03/54 The Old Vicarage and the Old
(Formerly Listed as:
The Old Vicarage)


Vicarage and parsonage, now 2 dwellings. Dated 1673 on lintel
of parsonage door; extended in C18 and C19, and altered.
White-painted rubble, stone slate roof on 2 levels. Irregular
plan formed by single-depth 2-unit parsonage on an east-west
axis facing north, with a 1-bay double-depth extension at the
west end; the vicarage to the left with a single-depth 1-bay
front range and a large C19 double-depth addition to the rear.
EXTERIOR: the parsonage, 2 low storeys and 2 windows, has a
square-headed doorway to the right with a part-glazed door,
the lintel with raised lettering "H : 1673 / H / T M", a stone
slate drip-course over the ground floor to the left, an early
C20 rectangular 2-light casement at ground floor, and 2 small
3-light mullioned windows above, with chamfered flush
mullions. The extension to the right, breaking forwards and 2
higher storeys, has a large C19 2-light window at ground
floor, with a chamfered mullion, and a sashed window with
margin panes above. The Old Parsonage to the left has a
square-headed doorway abutting the junction (with C20 door and
glazed porch), a small square opening at a low level to the
left, and above that a tall 24-pane window (perhaps a
stair-window). Ridge chimney at junction of lower range and
gable chimney to left of that; extruded chimney at left gable
of addition to right. Rear: C19 2-storey 2-window addition,
facing south, has 2 large 30-pane sashes on each floor.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SD7049586916

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