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OLD VICARAGE

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: OLD VICARAGE

List entry Number: 1147251

Location

OLD VICARAGE, PARSONAGE LANE

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

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chipping

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 13-Feb-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 182958

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Details

SD 64 SW CHIPPING PARSONAGE LANE

4/71 Old Vicarage 13.2.67

II*

House, 1668 with earlier, possibly C16th, remains. Sandstone rubble with stone slate roof at the front and slate roof at the rear. Now a central- entry plan with end stacks and single-storey porch. 2 storeys. Windows double-chamfered with mullions. To the left of the porch is one of 4 lights with a hood, with a similar one to the right of the porch. On the 1st floor is a 4-light window to the left, a 2-light window near the middle and reconstructed 2-light window to the right. The porch has a stone slate roof with finial. Some of its stone has C19th tooling, but the wide chamfered outer doorway has a lintel with a false 4-centred arch. The inner chamfer doorway has '1668' incised on the lintel. The right-hand (east) gable has 2 one-light blocked chamfered windows on the 1st floor. The rear wall also has double-chamfered mullioned windows, with hoods to those on the ground floor. To the right is one formerly of 4 lights, now with 2 mullions. Towards the middle is one of 2 lights, with a modern extension to the left. On the 1st floor are 2 2-light windows with a 4-light window to the right. Interior. The front door opens into a lobby with a reconstructed spiral stone stair. The internal walls are timber-framed, with chamfered wooden doorways with triangular heads opening from the lobby to left and right. The right-hand front room has a moulded shouldered stone fireplace with cornice mantel and a lintel having moulded panels and a fluted false keystone. The left-hand room has a projecting chimney breast and a modern fireplace. On the 1st floor the left-hand partition wall has herringbone bracing to the studs, with a king post rising from the tie, visible in the attic, and also having herringbone bracing. The right-hand truss has raking queen struts. Against the front wall the tie beam is braced downwards to a jowled post, just visible above the stair. This suggests the possibility that the house was once timber-framed and later encased in stone. Until 1811 the house was Chipping vicarage. John Wesley stayed there, and in 1753 preached after being prevented from speaking in the church.



Listing NGR: SD6087141961

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National Grid Reference: SD 60871 41961

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