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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: 1132354



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Langcliffe


Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Feb-1958

Date of most recent amendment: 13-Sep-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 324248

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LANGCLIFFE SD 86 NW 2/8 Old Vicarage (formerly listed as 20.2.58 The Vicarage) GV II Former vicarage, now house. C17 with C19 alterations. Rendered, painted stone dressings, stone slate roof. 2 storeys 4 bays. Double entrance in third bay covered by decorated lintel (now rendered) and hoodmould; left-hand entrance has C19 French windows each with 4 panes, the upper pane having pointed arched heads; right hand door is C20. Above the entrance is a painted sundial with gnomon. On ground floor to the right is a 3-light chamfered window with hoodmould having cicular stops incised with a spiral. To the left of the entrance are a 3-light and 4-light cavetto mullioned window, with a continuous hoodmould. All 4 upper floor windows are mullioned with 3 lights; bay 1 is double chamfered with cavetto mullions on square stools; bay 2 is chamfered mullioned; bay 3 is probably C19 in C17 style, with double chamfered cavetto mullions. Bay 4 is double chamfered with a square stool under right-hand mullion. Gable-end ridge stack and ridge stack to the left of bay 2. Occupied by William Paley (1743 - 1805), Archdeacon of Carlisle and author of Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy (1785), and Evidences of Christianity (1794). Source: T Brayshaw and R M Robinson, A History of the Ancient Parish of Giggleswick (1932), pp 257-261

Listing NGR: SD8219565067

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Brayshaw, T, Robinson, R M , A History of the Ancient Parish of Giggleswick, (1932), 257-261

National Grid Reference: SD 82195 65067


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