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The Chantry

A Grade II Listed Building in Ipswich, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0541 / 52°3'14"N

Longitude: 1.1174 / 1°7'2"E

OS Eastings: 613830

OS Northings: 244114

OS Grid: TM138441

Mapcode National: GBR TMV.1BX

Mapcode Global: VHLBS.BM2N

Plus Code: 9F433438+MX

Entry Name: The Chantry

Listing Date: 4 August 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037783

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275382

Location: Gipping, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2

County: Suffolk

Electoral Ward/Division: Gipping

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: St Matthew Triangle and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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1260 The Chantry

TM 14 SW 11/1


A large mansion standing in a fine park of about 124 acres, presented to
the town in 1927. At one time the home of Sir Fitzroy Edward Kelly, Baron
of the Exchequer 1866-80. It was built in the C18 but was considerably altered
and extended in the C19. (1853-54). The north front has the original C18
facade of 3 storeys and 5 window range, with a balustraded parapet, modillioned
cornice and a pediment above the centre part of 3 window range which breaks
forward slightly. A central C19 2 storeyed porte-chochere projects on front,
with coupled Tuscan columns united by bands of vermiculated rustication on
the ground storey, coupled Ionic columns framing "Palladian" arches on the
first storey and a balustraded parapet with urns. At the cast and west ends
2 storeyed C19 wings break forward slightly, each of one window range with
paired corner pilasters and balustraded parapets. The south front is of
3 storeys and 9 window range with a heavy bracketted cornice, a balustraded
parapet and a large central 2 storey bow of 3 windows framed by pairs of
Ionic half columns on the first storey and rusticated pilasters on the ground
storey. A further 2 storeyed wing of 4 window range extends to the west
and there is a late C18 or early C19 stable block and courtyard at the west
end. The east front has 2 2-storeyed bays of 3 windows and a Tuscan collonade
on the ground storey. All the windows are double-hung sashes with glazing
bars, the upper storey windows have stucco shouldered architraves. The ground
storey is rusticated. Roofs slate.

Listing NGR: TM1383044114

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