THE CHANTRY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1295636
Date first listed:
22-May-1969
Date of most recent amendment:
21-Dec-1984
Statutory Address:
THE CHANTRY, 5

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE CHANTRY, 5

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Somerset West and Taunton (District Authority)
Parish:
Stogumber
National Grid Reference:
ST 09683 38572

Details

ST03NE STOGUMBER CP VELLOW

5/200 No 5

(The Chantry) (Previously listed as Vellow Chantry)

22.5.69

- II*

Chantry chapel, converted to cottage. Early C16, altered and enlarged probably C17, restored mid C20. Red sandstone random rubble, quoins to West end, thatched roof, stone stack left gable end large external stepped stone stack right gable end with raking buttress and brick stack. Plan: barrel vaulted chantry chapel subsequently ceiled with 2 storey addition at East end. North front: one and a half storeys, 2-light dormer casement in addition left, groundfloor small glazed opening left of butt joint, right 2-light hollow chamfered mullioned casement window with Tudor arched head chamfered doorway, thatched hooded porch and C20 plank door. Interior: main feature is 4 x 4 compartment moulded ribbed barrel vaulted ceiling, moulded wall plate; blocked Tudor arched head to window on South wall, steeply chamfered beam with step and runout stops at East end of original building. The Chapel of Our Lady Sweetwell at Vellow was licenced 1542. (Photograph in NMR; VCH Somerset, Vol 5 forthcoming).

Listing NGR: ST0968338572

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
264963
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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