Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1066030

Date first listed: 28-Apr-1987



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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Martock

National Grid Reference: ST 46206 19170


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The Chantry, Church Street. 12/191 9/191


The Chantry, Church Street. 12/191 9/191

------------------------------------ ST4619 MARTOCK CP CHURCH STREET (East side)

12/191 The Chantry



Cottage behind shop, probably more than one originally. C14 and C17 mostly. Ham stone near-ashlar; plain clay tiled roofs with coped gables, one section with stone slate base courses; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys, 4-bay south west elevation, of which bay 1 is the Pharmacy (q.v). Hollow chamfered mullioned windows bays 2 and 3, all 3-light except lower bay 2, which is 2-light; to left of lower bay 2 a 4-pane sash window; projecting between bays 2 and 3 a gabled single-storey extension with 2-light hollow-chamfer mullioned window in the north-west wall: to upper bay 4 an ovolo-mould mullioned window of 4 lights, the centre mullion now removed. The north-east wall has a variety of windows, including two 3-light hollow chafer windows, one in lower bay 1 in C17 style, that to upper bay 4 smaller and possibly medieval. Inside a variety of historical detail, including a pointed arch doorway with Norman details which would be no later than 1325, and a medieval roof frame with cambered collar and curved braces, the centre truss having a lower kingpost; in the north-east gable is a C17 fireplace, flat arched with ovolo-mould and wave-mould surround; a variety of C17 and C18 doors; the staircase probably c1800. This house has been identified as that which was the residence of the chaplain of a chantry established by John de Soy in Martock Church in l325; it passed to Sherborne School in 1550. (VCH, Vol III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4620619170


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Legacy System number: 422281

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Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1974)

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