THE CHANTRY HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1138635

Date first listed: 12-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 03-Aug-1984

Statutory Address: THE CHANTRY HOUSE, WYCHE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: THE CHANTRY HOUSE, WYCHE ROAD

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

District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Bunbury

National Grid Reference: SJ 56837 57958

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History

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Details

SJ 55 NE BUNBURY C.P. WYCHE ROAD

2/33 The Chantry House (formerly listed as Old School House) 12 January 1967 II*

Former chantry house, 1527 (Pevsner) later a school house, now a private dwelling. Timber framed with plastered panels and slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 window bays. Sandstone plinth, very close studding with rails only as required for window sills and heads, in the facade, and the east, jettied, gable without rails. Large curved tension braces from the ground sill and equally large arch bracing up to the wall plate. Replaced transome and mullion windows with leaded glazing. Replaced entrance door. Added wing (south) of no interest. Interior: Deeply bevelled beams and flat bevelled joists in the mediaeval style. Four stone fireplaces with massive lintels carved with chamfered Tudor arches. Some internal framing with middle rail. Two sections of original Oak panelling with doors at first floor level, one of these doors has original old hinges. The underside of the roof was originally visible from the first floor rooms but a lightweight ceiling has now been inserted. Graded 11* for the quality of framing throughout.

Listing NGR: SJ5683757958

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 56792

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Hubbard, E, The Buildings of England: Cheshire, (1971)

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