Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1252008

Date first listed: 27-Oct-1987

Statutory Address: THE CHANTRY, 2, THE BOROUGH


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Statutory Address: THE CHANTRY, 2, THE BOROUGH

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Montacute

National Grid Reference: ST 49826 16965


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ST4916 MONTACUTE CP THE BOR0UGH (East side) 8/107 No. 2 (The Chantry) (formerly listed as The Post Office) GV II Semi-detached house. Probably C17, but incorporating C16 work. Ham stone coursed rubble with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof with stone slate base courses between stepped coped gables; stone chimney stacks. Two storeys, 2 bay west elevation. Hollow-chamfered mullioned windows in chamfered recesses, 3-light below and 2-light above, all flat-headed lights except to upper bay 1 which has 4-centre arched lights; substantial chimney stick to south-west corner. South gable has a 2-storey angled bay window of 1+3+1 hollow-chamfer mullioned lights in chamfered recesses, the lower with flat heads and the upper 4-centre arched with incised spandrils under stepped hipped stone roof; there are 2 string moulds over the lower window, and then a carved panel for full width of bay featuring 2 figures carrying a shield bearing the letters R.S (for the last prior of Montacute 1532-39) and sways: to right a triangular-arched doorway without label, plain boarded door. Sundry extensions to east. Interior not seen. (VCR Vol III,1974).

Listing NGR: ST4982616965


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Legacy System number: 434927

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

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