This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
ZEALS NEW ROAD ST 73 SE (west side) 6/199 NOs 1, 2, 3 and 4 Chafyn-Grove Cottages and Parish Hall (formerly 6.1.66 listed as The Almshouses and Parish Hall) GV II Almhouses and parish hall. 1865, provided by William Chafyn-Grove of Zeals House (q.v.). 1888 village hall. Flemish bond brick on rubble stone plinth, diaper work in vitrified headers, tiled roof with coped verges and diagonally-set brick stacks. C17-style.
Asymmetric plan. Two-storey, 3-window. Main range has moulded doorway to left of centre to recessed porch, 4-light ovolo- mullioned casement with hoodmould either side and 3-light ovolo- mullioned casement with hoodmould to right, first floor has three 3-light ovolo-mullioned casements, inscription tablet recording foundation in 1865, in memory of William Chafyn-Grove's mother, over centre window; gable over with coped verge. To left is single-storey range with gabled porch with arched doorway, 4-light ovolo-mullioned casement and a second arched doorway to left.
Attached to right is single-storey wing projecting to front with Tudor-arched doorway in gabled porch, 3-light mullioned casement to gable end, large external stack to right return. Rear lean-to with mullioned casements, single storey range has large stack to rear.
Village hall attached to left of former schoolroom is gable end to road with 4-light mullioned casement, 1888 datestone and coped verge to gable end, three 3-light ovolo-mullioned casements to south side, C20 porch attached to left.
Interior retains C19 joinery, No. 1 has serpentine splat balusters, similar to those in C19 wing of Zeals House (q.v.). Possible evidence of a C17 building here; some earlier brickwork on stacks and north wing, the base of walls are partly rubble stone.
Listing NGR: ST7825231910
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Photographer: Cotton, G.M.
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Brick, Rubble, Stone, Tile, Tudor Building, Elizabethan Unassigned, Stuart Almshouse, Jacobean Religious Ritual And Funerary, Health And Welfare, Domestic, Residential Building, Commemorative Monument, Commemorative, Plaque, Village Hall, Civil, Meeting Hall, Public Building, Schoolroom, Education, Date Stone, Commemorative Stone