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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: 1121185



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


District: Darlington

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: High Coniscliffe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Jul-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 110842

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NZ 2215 HIGH CONISCLIFFE THE GREEN (South side, off) 18/120 No. 48 (The Old Vicarage) GV II Former Vicarage now private house. Circa 1860 with probably C18 wing at right. Snecked sandstone, Welsh slate roofs and stone chimney stacks. Earlier wing coursed rubble. Double-range main block under 2-span roof with cross-gabled wing on right and earlier wing on far right. Entrance on left return. Principal front rises sheer from quarry face. 2 storeys; 2:1:2 bays. Mullioned- and-transomed windows. 2-bay main block: 2-storey canted bay at left has cross windows and steeply-pitched semi-octagonal roof; 3-light window to right with cross window above; steeply-pitched main roof has overhanging verges with plain bargeboards; left end stack with offsets. Cross-gabled, set-back wing has large pointed 3-light stair window and steeply-pitched roof with overhanging verges and bargeboards. 2-bay wing on far right, reduced to single storey, has replaced sashes and a flat roof. Twin-gabled left return. 2 storeys, rear range slighlty lower and narrower. Partly-glazed door-in moulded 4-centred doorway at junction. 2 cross windows on rear range. Carved stone shield, with 4 lions rampant and motto NISI DOMINUS, and small pointed 2-light attic window on front range. House has very dramatic setting and considerable landscape value.

Listing NGR: NZ2257515209

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National Grid Reference: NZ 22575 15209


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