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Address of parsonage

Diocese

Patron

Present incumbent's name
(please indicate status: rector, vicar, priest in charge)

How long has he/she been incumbent?

Age of incumbent under 40 41-60 over 60

Marital status single married widowed

How many children or other dependants are living at home, if any?

Is the parish joined with others?

If so, how many parishes are there in the group?

What is the population of the whole benefice?

What kind of area does the benefice serve?

urban
suburban
small town
rural

How far is the parsonage from the church?

next door
1/2 - 1 mile
over 1 mile

When was the house originally/mainly built?

before 1700
18th cent
19th cent
1900-1939

Is it a listed building? Grade I Grade II* Grade II Conservation area

How long has it been a parsonage?

200 yrs or more
100-200yrs
99yrs or less

How many bedrooms are there?

How many bathrooms/showers are there?

How many reception rooms?

Is there a room big enough for a gathering of more than 20 people?

Is there a study?

Is there a cellar?

Is there central heating?

Is there insulation?      roof      windows      other

What is the general condition of the house?   good   fair   poor

Roof
Windows
Fabric
Electrics
Plumbing
Kitchen
Interior decoration
Other

Does the diocese pay for repairs?

If not, who does?

What repairs/renovations have been carried out during the last 5 years, if any?

Roughly how much money was spent?

Does the parish contribute to maintenance or heating?

What is the approximate annual cost of heat/light?

Is the parsonage used for parish purposes?

occasionally
regularly
never

If so, what sorts of functions are held there?

Meetings of up to 10 people
Meetings of more than 10 people
Social gatherings
Fund-raising
Youth clubs
Other

Which rooms are used?

What outbuildings are there?

Garage
Barn
Shed
Greenhouse
Stables
Other

Are any of them used for parish purposes?

How big is the garden?

Is the garden used by the parish?

If so, in what ways?

Is there parking space near the parsonage? For how many cars?

Has the house been divided in any way?

If so, how are other parts of the building used?

If not, would it be suitable for division and use for other purposes, e.g. provision of a self-contained parish room or lettable flat? Do you find this parsonage a good base for your ministry?

As far as you know, is the diocese wanting to sell the parsonage?

If so, would there be any objection?

Was the house a consideration in your acceptance of the living?

Other comments

 

 

 

 

 

 

Incumbent's stance on the question of whether traditional parsonages are an asset to the Church and should not be sold.