THE OLD CHAPEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1174728
Date first listed:
02-Jun-1961
Date of most recent amendment:
17-Oct-1985
Statutory Address:
THE OLD CHAPEL, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE OLD CHAPEL, CHURCH STREET

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
Croscombe
National Grid Reference:
ST 59061 44462

Details

ST44SE CROSCOMBE CP CHURCH STREET (East side)

14/32 The Old Chapel (previously listed as Croscombe Chapel)

2.6.61

GV II*

(Marked on OS map as Baptist Church). Manor house, later a Baptist chapel, now house. Late C14 for Paulton faaily, addition to west of C18, restored c1980. Coursed rubble, some colourwash, pantile roof, square brick stack to west set over a coped verge, octagonal brick stack to east; addition to west end with lean-to pantile roof. Open hall house of cross-passage plan with twin service rooms to west end with a solar set over. South elevation with a tall pointed-arch stone-mullioned and transomed window with Perpendicular tracery, diamond-paned leaded lights; further narrow single-light window with a cusped head to first floor; late inserted 3-light casement again with leaded lights. Two large mullioned and transomed windows to north elevation in conforming style; each window with a label. Cross-passage with a pointed arched opening in a moulded stone surround to each end, ribbed and studded plank doors; futher door opening to south, half glazed door. Salient feature of the interior the hall roof comprising 5 arch braced trusses with windbracing; corbelled stone shelf to south wall with the arms of the Paulton family; an identical stone shelf formerly existed on the north wall, of which some traces remain; two 4-centred arch door openings to service rooms, now a single room. The eastern gable wall has the exposed remains of 2 fireplaces of a further wing, now demolished. Early C19 lamp on iron bracket to south-west corner; adjacent a short section of wrought-iron railings and a gate. (VAG report, unpublished SRO, 31 August, 1975).

Listing NGR: ST5906144462

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
267505
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in 31 August, (1975)

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: 23 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/04815/21
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