THE CHANTRY

Overview

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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Location

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

Details

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
434927
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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: 15 May 2004
Reference: IOE01/12360/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John H. Sparkes. Source Historic England Archive
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