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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: 1108158



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

County: Devon

District: South Hams

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Aveton Gifford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 28-Jul-1989

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 99450

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AVETON GIFFORD - SX 74 NW 5/6 Music Room at The Chantry (previously listed as 26.1.67 Chantry with outbuil- dings) Gl7 II Music room. c.1840. Rendered and scribed two fronts, rubble to north and east fronts, slate roof. A detached lofty room over cellars, hipped roof, segmental east end; brick stack to eaves middle of north front. South front has 4 arched windows with margin-bar sashes in architraves with keystones, below shallow blank recesses at eaves; plain string at arch springing level, bold alternating quoins as to Chantry House (q.v.). Plain east end, north front has door on 2 slate steps; west front has door from connecting glazed link to The Chantry (q.v.). Interior: A main room with segmental apse via pilasters and brackets. Rich plastered ceiling, coved, with centre rose. Windows have coloured glass to margins. Raised platform in apse. A steep winder stair leads to cellars with slate slab floors, in various compartments. A wide straight stair leads to the kitchen in The Chantry and there is an iron spiral to the apse. An important element grouped with the large house.

Listing NGR: SX7023349109

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National Grid Reference: SX 70233 49109


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