Chantry House

Date:
7 Oct 2001
Location:
Chantry House, Church Lane, Heptonstall, Calderdale, West Yorkshire, HX7 7LZ
Reference:
IOE01/00071/09
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

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

1.11.66

G.V. II

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

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Sweetnam_Richard L IOE Records for Sweetnam, Richard L; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Richard L Sweetnam. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Sweetnam, Richard L

Rights Holder: Sweetnam, Richard L

Keywords

Stone, Georgian Charnel House, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Funerary Site, House, Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Cemetery