Old Clergy House, All Hallows Church, Westgate, Almondbury

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  • location: Westgate, Almondbury
  • status: still exists
  • category: vicarage
  • architect: Edgar Wood (1860-1935)

Historic England Listing

  • Grade II
  • first listed 29 September 1978
  • listing entry number 1273981

STOCKS WALK (East Side). Almondbury. The Old Clergy House. Nos 1, 2 and 3. 1898. Architect Edgar Wood. Hammer dressed stone. Pitched stone slate roof. 2 storeys. Gabled wing at west end with coping on cut kneelers, and chimney corbelled out from its east wall. Wooden porch in re-entrant angle. 2 shallow canted bays with parapets carried up above eaves line. Otherwise south front has two 3-light windows on 1st floor, one 4-light window on ground floor and one side light to door. West wing has one 4-light and one (much smaller) 2-light window on 1st floor, and one 4-light twin-transomed window on ground floor. West side has 4 raked buttresses and one blocked door with semi-circular stone hood below a 2-light fanlight (cf Norman Terrace, Lidget Street, Londley). Rear has another chimney corbelled at 1st floor level, and a canted staircase projection with hipped roof. All windows have square-sectioned mullions, flush with wall surface, and ground floor windows in bays have transoms as well. All are casements with lead glazing bars and ornamental iron fastenings. Interior of No 2. Diagonally placed fireplace with painted bronze surround embossed with stylised roses and inscription in Art Nouveau lettering "Parva Domus Magna Quies." Fanlight and sidelight of the inner (arched) door have good stained glass with twin bird motif.


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