This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
WORTLEY HOWBROOK LANE SK39NW (north side, off)
4/123 The Old Vicarage with attached wall and gateway on west side of forecourt - II Vicarage. Dated 1880. Patron the Earl of Wharncliffe. Deeply-coursed, dressed sandstone, stone slate roof. In Jacobean Revival style. 2 storeys, 3 x 2 gabled bays with curtain wall enclosing single-storey outbuilding in yard on left return.
Throughout, there are ovolo-moulded mullioned and transomed windows with leaded lights and iron casements; dripmoulds; shaped gables with plaques; moulded copings and ball finials. Entrance fronti left bay set back with single-storey porch in angle. Porch has moulded door surround with keyed round arch and pediment with finialled parapet. Cross-window above porch, 2-light windows on each floor to left with stair window beyond having 3 transoms, and keystone linked to lst-floor dripmould on right. Gable copings sweep down with catslide roof to left and continue over gable of linked outbuilding. Central bay has door to left of 2-light window, double-transomed 4-light window over. Right bay has 3-light mullioned and transomed window to each floor. Tall corniced ashlar stacks on roof slope to left of bay 1. Curved wall projecting to right of bay 1 has end piers and central pedimented doorway in style of porch. Garden front on right return: each bay has a 2-storey canted-bay window with 1 : 4 : 1 lights on each floor; parapet to each bay with pediments and ball finials. Gables have date numerals in 2 plaques.
Central ridge stack with cornice.
Listing NGR: SK3089199217
© Paul Eggleston. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Eggleston, Paul
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