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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1295636



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

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Stogumber

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-May-1969

Date of most recent amendment: 21-Dec-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 264963

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5/200 No 5

(The Chantry) (Previously listed as Vellow Chantry)


- 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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Dunning, R W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1985)

National Grid Reference: ST 09683 38572


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