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Chapel Yard House

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Cary, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0853 / 51°5'6"N

Longitude: -2.5181 / 2°31'5"W

OS Eastings: 363807

OS Northings: 131899

OS Grid: ST638318

Mapcode National: GBR MT.CZVL

Mapcode Global: FRA 56M8.0TB

Entry Name: Chapel Yard House

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056239

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261979

Location: Castle Cary, South Somerset, Somerset, BA7

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Castle Cary

Built-Up Area: Castle Cary

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

7/46 Chapel Yard House


Semi-detached house. Late C18, modified C20. Cary stone random rubble, with ashlar quoins and whole of first floor,
front elevation; double Roman clay tile roof between stepped coped gables; brick end chimney stacks. Two storeys, 3
bays. Pairs of 12-pane sash windows in plain openings with voussoired flat heads; to centre bay an early C20 glazed
door under timber lintol, with timber pedimented hood on shaped brackets. Interior not seen. John Boyd took up
residence here c1835, and set up looms in this cottage for horse-hair weaving in 1837. The business expanded to the
Ansford factory (qv) in 1851, and survives today as the last such weavers in the country. (McGarvie M, Castle Cary:
Avalon Industries, 1980).

Listing NGR: ST6380731899

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