CHANTRY HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1301990
Date first listed:
24-Jan-1986
Statutory Address:
CHANTRY HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHANTRY HOUSE

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

County:
North Yorkshire
District:
Richmondshire (District Authority)
Parish:
West Witton
National Park:
YORKSHIRE DALES
National Grid Reference:
SE 05508 88046

Details

SE 08 NE WEST WITTON CHANTRY

13/98 Chantry House

- II

Farmhouse. Dated 1766, possibly earlier in core. For Clarkson family. Rubble, artificial slate roof, stone slate roof to wing. T-shaped plan, main range facing south-west, with rear wing at right angles. 2 storeys, 4 bays. Quoins. In bay 3, C20 projecting gabled porch over part-glazed door in ashlar surround with waved top to lintel and inscription on fascia C "17IA66". C20 sash windows with glazing bars in ashlar surrounds. Shaped kneelers, ashlar copings. End stacks. Left return shows older, lower roofline. Right return has blocked single-light window in gable. South-east side of rear range: round-headed landing window with thick glazing bars, radial at top, in ashlar surround with imposts and keystone; 2 bays of sash windows with glazing bars in ashlar surrounds. Shaped kneeler, ashlar coping to right. Stacks between bays 1 and 2 and at end right. Interior: squat doors of six fielded panels, staircase with turned balusters. The house is believed to have formed a cell of Jervaulx Abbey. In 1720, the house called Chantry was licensed as a place of meeting for Quakers. VCH i, p. 287; H. Speight, Romantic Richmondshire (1897), p. 413.

Listing NGR: SE0550888046

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
321846
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of York: North Riding, (1914), 287
Speight, H, Romantic Richmondshire, (1897), 413

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: 13 Aug 2007
Reference: IOE01/16699/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David H. Brown. Source Historic England Archive
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