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The Old Vicarage

A Grade II Listed Building in Beulah, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0635 / 52°3'48"N

Longitude: -4.5685 / 4°34'6"W

OS Eastings: 224025

OS Northings: 243685

OS Grid: SN240436

Mapcode National: GBR D3.D3H3

Mapcode Global: VH2MX.RDNG

Entry Name: The Old Vicarage

Listing Date: 15 March 1996

Last Amended: 15 March 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17958

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated some 250m W of church, on N side of village lane.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Beulah

Community: Beulah

Locality: Llandygwydd

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

1846-7 vicarage by C.J. Davies of Cenarth, enlarged 1889 by Middleton, Prothero and Phillott of Cheltenham.

Exterior

Coursed Cilgerran rubble stone with tooled Cilgerran dressings, slate eaves roofs and cut stone stacks, with chamfered bases, some shafts replaced in brick. Two storeys, asymmetrical Tudor Gothic front, originally of three bays, extended 1889 to right in matching style. Heavily carved bargeboards with pendant finials to gables. Margin-glazed sashes or casements in chamfered surrounds with single slab Cilgerran stone lintels and hoodmoulds. Chamfered plinth. Original part has slightly projected main gable to right, lower gable to left and centre gabled porch. Right stack with three stone shafts, on former end wall. Ground floor left and right windows are long arch-headed sashes with timber mullions, under deep hoodmoulds. First floor 2-light timber-mullion windows, left casements with hoodmould, centre casements without hood and right paired arch-headed sashes with hoodmould. Centre porch is gabled and bargeboarded with tall Tudor-arched chamfered doorway, Tudor-arched hoodmould and traceried fanlight. Door has Gothic panels. Single lights in side walls, with arched windows. W end gable has similar bargeboards, first floor casement pair with hoodmould and ground floor large square stone bay-window, with dripmould and parapet. Three-light window with similar long arch-headed sashes, no hoodmould. 1889 added section to front right has similar bargeboard, first floor 2-light with hood and ground floor long 2-light, with deep hood and arch-headed sashes E end gable has bargeboards, a chimney has been removed.
Rear has external chimney breast to right, whitewashed walls, centre small-paned casement-pair each floor with stone voussoirs, and NE rear wing with similar end stack. Small-paned casements. Small brick addition of 1879 in angle to rear wing.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an unusually good example of a well-preserved early Victorian vicarage.

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