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THE OLD VICARAGE AND ADJACENT GATEWAY AND BOUNDARY WALL

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.

Name: THE OLD VICARAGE AND ADJACENT GATEWAY AND BOUNDARY WALL

List entry Number: 1057259

Location

THE OLD VICARAGE AND ADJACENT GATEWAY AND BOUNDARY WALL, 43, BISHOPSTON

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Montacute

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Apr-1961

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 263555

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST4917 MONTACUTE CP BISHOPSTON (East side) ST4916 7/100 No. 43 8/100 (The Old Vicarage), and adjacent gateway and boundary wall 9.4.61 GV II Former vicarage, now house. 1715, for Revd. John Maurice. Ham stone cut and squared, ashlar dressings; plain clay tiled roof between coped gables; brick chimney stacks. 'L' plan; 2 storeys, 5 bay south elevation, at right angles to road. Hollow-chamfered mullioned windows in chamfered recesses without labels; above all 2-light, with early iron-framed opening lights and sure curl stays; below, later windows to match - large 2-light windows between bays 1/2 and 4/5: to bay 3 a doorway with ovolo-aauld edge under curtailed hood, with 6-flush-panelled door, flanked by two C20 2-light windows. Similar older windows in west gables both with labels. Return wing at rear with C18 casement windows, also a lean-to extension. About 300mm from south-west corner of house a gateway with square stone piers ending in cornice caps with block step and ball finials; adjoining wall about 900mm high to south and 1.5m high to north, returns eastwards along Middle Street to mark south boundary, mostly in uncoursed rubble with simple ashlar copings, adding to the setting of the house and the streetscene in this corner position. Faculty granted to demolish this house in 1828, then said to be 'very dilapidated', but never executed: it ceased as a vicarage in that year. (VCH Vol III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4967516994

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1974)

National Grid Reference: ST 49675 16994

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