This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SD 9828SE HEPTONSTALL C.P. CHURCH LANE, Heptonstall
9/47 Chantry House
House, former Charnel house for graveyard, dated "1779". Watershot masonry, stone slate roof. 2 storeys and attic. Main entrance to rear has 2 doorways with tie-stone jambs and chamfered surround one blocked to form 2-light window.
To right 5-light chamfered mullioned window with 4-light over to 1st floor.
Quoins. Elevation to graveyard has former doorway to 1st floor blocked to form window. 3 chamfered mullioned windows of 2 lights. 2 of 2 lights to attic with decorative date tablet set in cyma moulded recess. Broad coped gable to this floor.
Interior: Totally refurbished in 1965 by Mr Jack Smith who collected C17 details from the district. Entrance hall has board and muntin panelling from Great Learings (q.v.) surmounted by plaster frieze dated 1629 saved from High Hurst, Hebden Royd when it was demolished. More panelling to 1st floor. Main living room has Tudor arched fireplace dated 1635 set within a tressure taken from the then derelict Stocks Springs, Cragg Vale, Hebden Royd (q.v.). Highly decorative plaster motif of mermaid from Old Chamber, Hebden Royd (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SD9867328023
Copyright IoE Mr Richard L Sweetnam. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Sweetnam, Richard L
Rights Holder: Sweetnam, Richard L
Stone, Georgian Charnel House, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Funerary Site, House, Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Cemetery