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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1040896



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Blakesley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Dec-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 235053

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BLAKESLEY CHURCH STREET SP6250 (East side) 10/35 The old Vicarage


Former vicarage, now house. 1839 by George Gilbert Scott. Coursed squared ironstone, plain tile roof, blue brick end and rear lateral stacks. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window range. Central part-glazed door approached by 3 stone steps in moulded stone surround with 4-centred head, cut spandrels and hood mould. Recessed panel above door. 3-light chamfered stone mullion and transom windows to first floor left and right, and above door, the latter with hood mould. 3-light chamfered stone mullion windows to first floor left and right; dormer windows above with similar 2-light windows and stone-coped gables with kneelers. Central bay breaks forward and has stepped string course and one-light window in gable with double-chamfered stone surround. Stone-coped gables with kneelers. Lower, 2-storey, one-window wing to left incorporates some older structure. Interior: central staircase hall with open-well staircase with turned balusters. One original veined marble chimneypiece. (Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, 1973, p.517; D.Cole, The Work of Sir Gilbert Scott, 1980, pp.15 and 207; P.B. Kingston, Blakesley Then and Now, 1983, p.25).

Listing NGR: SP6269850413

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Cole, D, The Work of Sir Gilbert Scott, (1980), 15, 207
Kingston, PB , Blakesley Then and Now, (1983)
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, (1973), 517

National Grid Reference: SP 62698 50413


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