THE CHANTRY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1058254
Date first listed:
11-Mar-1968
Statutory Address:
THE CHANTRY

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE CHANTRY

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
Whatley
National Grid Reference:
ST 71992 46965

Details

ST74NW WHATLEY CP CHANTRY

3/203 The Chantry

11.3.68

GV II*

Country house. Circa 1826 by John Pinch for James Fussell. Bath stone ashlar, hipped slate roof behind cornice and parapet, ashlar stacks. Rectangular, plain Classical facade. 1:1:1 bays, centre bay of 3-storeys, outer wings 2-storeys; sash windows with glazing bars; ground floor windows of outer bays in shallow semi-circular headed recesses with impost bands; above openings blank with false glazing bars, sill band. Broad semi-circular headed central door opening, double 6-panelled doors, upper 2 panels glazed, with side lights and fan lights all in a fluted surround. Semi-circular Roman Doric portico on 2 pairs of columns, and pilasters, low ornamental wrought iron railings around top. One storey hipped roofed wing of one bay to right side, door opening, 4-panelled door. Ground falls away to rear which is basemented, 3-bays, full height semi-circular bow to centre bay. Window openings have further low decorative railings on their sills. Interior retains doors, fireplaces, decorative plasterwork and staircase. (Robin Athill, Old Mendip, 1964).

Listing NGR: ST7198146962

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
266899
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Athill, R, Old Mendip, (1964)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 37 Somerset,

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 10 Nov 2007
Reference: IOE01/16791/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Michael Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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