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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1057031



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Stocklinch

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Oct-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 264020

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6/117 The Chantry



Detached former farmhouse. C14 or early C15, modified early C16 and later. Local stone cut and squared, timber framed and rendered west gable; thatched roof with coped east gable, plain west gable; brick chimney stacks. Single- storey with attic, 5-bay north elevation, fo which bays 1 and 2 are in outshut, continued as an open porch to bay 3. Bays 1 and 2, and upper bays 3 and 4, have 3-light leaded casement windows; lower bay 4 has a timber chamfer-mullioned 3-light window under stone label, with circular window inserted to left: bay 3 has a boarded door in heavy timber frame, and bay 5 has a C20 boarded door with small leaded sidelight. East gable has a 3-light early pattern casement window below, and 2-light stone chamfered mullioned window above, with unworked top mitres and label, also a small stairlight. West gable has a now exposed post and truss with C20 casement inerted. South elevation has further stairlight, leaded casements, and to first floor a 4-4 light ovolo mould mullioned timber window and boarded panel unit in swept dormer. Inside a further post and truss frame in west section, then a jointed cruck frame; C16 fireplace with early pattern smokehood traces of a stone newel stair: hall has 9-panel ceiling with deep chamfered beams; traces of bread oven in wide east gable. House used for visits of Bailiff of Ilchester, before 1475. (Austin and Hall, The Medieval Houses of Stocklinch, SANHS Proceedings, vol 116, pp 86-100, 1972),

Listing NGR: ST3853217440

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society' in Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society, , Vol. 116, (1972), 86-100

National Grid Reference: ST 38532 17440


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