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The Old Vicarage

The Old Vicarage in Ovingham dates from the 15th century, with 17th and 19th century additions. The house was once a cell of Hexham Abbey.[1] The first vicarage at Ovingham was a pele tower. It stood on the site of the present vicarage and was rebuilt three times, after being destroyed in Scottish raids in 1293, 1312 and 1316.[2] Thomas Bewick was educated in the vicarage and St Mary's Church, and is buried in the churchyard at St Mary's. The Old Vicarage is a Grade II* Listed building on the National Heritage List for England.

Ovingham Historic Buildings and Monuments in Ovingham Thomas Bewick (1753-1828)
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The Old Vicarage, Ovingham

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THE OLD VICARAGE - Ovingham - List Entry
- "House. Front block right bay C15, the rest mainly various C17 dates and early C19 but probably with medieval core.....The house was a cell of Hexham Abbey...."

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List number: 1370472
List grade: 2*
County: Northumberland
Grid ref: NZ0850263635


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