Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1154496

Date first listed: 20-Oct-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 24-May-1988

Statutory Address: OLD VICARAGE


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Statutory Address: OLD VICARAGE

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

District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Bywell

National Grid Reference: NZ 04783 61530


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BYWELL BYWELL NZ 0461 23/67 Old Vicarage 20.10.52 (previously listed as Bywell Vicarage)


Vicarage, dated 1698; rear wings 1901. Large rubble with roughly-shaped quoins and cut dressings; Welsh slate roof with rendered stacks. Rectangular block with central stair wing to rear. South elevation 2 storeys, 5 bays, symmetrical. Central old half-glazed door in bolection-moulded surround with pulvinated frieze inscribed MAT OWEN FECIT A.D. 1698; open and broken pediment enclosing oval cartouche with arms of See of Durham and fruit ornament. 12-pane sash windows in rebated stone surrounds with floating cornices and slightly-projecting sills. Coped gables have moulded kneelers with incised hearts, carrying ball finials; stepped end stacks.

Left return shows blocked chamfered light on ground floor and 2 small blocked lozenge-shaped lights (each cut in a single slab) under cornices on 1st floor. Right return shows similar small blocked lights, oval on ground floor and lozenge- shaped above; to right, projecting end of north-east wing with canted bay, its 1st floor corbelled out, with paired sashes and moulded cornice. Rear elevation shows original stair wing with three 2-light mullioned windows, one blocked, the others with lead latticed casements.

Interior: Old door furniture and bar behind front door. Framed newel stair with closed string, splat balusters, moulded handrail and square newels with moulded tops. Attics retain 2-panel doors with H hinges. Principal-rafter roof altered in late C18 or early C19; collars removed; purlins with tusk tenons.

Listing NGR: NZ0478361530


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Legacy System number: 239828

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