THE VICARAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1054571
Date first listed:
02-Jan-1985
Statutory Address:
THE VICARAGE

Map

Ordnance survey map of THE VICARAGE
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1054571 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 19-Sep-2019 at 05:44:29.

Location

Statutory Address:
THE VICARAGE

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Bishop's Castle
National Grid Reference:
SO3227388394

Details

SO 3288 BISHOP'S CASTLE C.P. -

12/3 The Vicarage -

GV II

Vicarage. Late-C17 with early-C19 remodelling and late-C19 additions. Painted brick with rendered plinth, and plain tile roof with partial catslide over outshut to rear at right. 2 storeys and attic. Plinth, toothed-brick string course, 3 segmental-headed eaves dormers with 2-light casements, and truncated external end stack to left. 7 bays; 16-pane glazing bar sashes, third and fifth on first floor and second, third and fifth on ground floor blocked. 2 late-C19 inserted windows flanking central door with 6 raised and fielded panels and porch with pilasters and hexagonal columns supporting frieze and cornice. Late- Cl9 wing to left at rear, and 3 gabled eaves dormers to right at rear. Interior: late-C17 staircase; rising 2 floors, square well with 3 flights to each floor with landings; moulded closed string, pierced double lyre-shaped splat balusters, deeply moulded grip rail, and square newel posts, that at foot with faceted rectangular panels and bulbous finial; panelled soffit on ground floor with probably introduced carved panel depicting owl and grotesque figure with forked tongue; probably C19 shaped pierced frieze on ground floor with bulbous pendants. The carved staircase panel could be the crest of Walter Waring of Owlbury (q.v. Lydham C.P.) which Cranage states was removed from the church in 1860 (q.v. Cranage, Part 5, p.380). Included because of staircase (c.f. No.23, Welsh Street).

Listing NGR: SO3227388394

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
256908
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Cranage, DHS , An Architectural Account of the Churches of Shropshire, (1908), 380

Legal

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

End of official listing

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].