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The Chantry

A Grade II* Listed Building in Whatley, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2212 / 51°13'16"N

Longitude: -2.4024 / 2°24'8"W

OS Eastings: 371992

OS Northings: 146965

OS Grid: ST719469

Mapcode National: GBR MZ.3C55

Mapcode Global: VH97C.9KSP

Plus Code: 9C3V6HCX+F2

Entry Name: The Chantry

Listing Date: 11 March 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058254

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266899

Location: Whatley, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Whatley

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Country house. Circa 1826 by John Pinch for James Fussell. Bath stone ashlar, hipped slate roof behind cornice and
parapet, ashlar stacks. Rectangular, plain Classical facade. 1:1:1 bays, centre bay of 3-storeys, outer wings
2-storeys; sash windows with glazing bars; ground floor windows of outer bays in shallow semi-circular headed recesses
with impost bands; above openings blank with false glazing bars, sill band. Broad semi-circular headed central door
opening, double 6-panelled doors, upper 2 panels glazed, with side lights and fan lights all in a fluted surround.
Semi-circular Roman Doric portico on 2 pairs of columns, and pilasters, low ornamental wrought iron railings around
top. One storey hipped roofed wing of one bay to right side, door opening, 4-panelled door. Ground falls away to rear
which is basemented, 3-bays, full height semi-circular bow to centre bay. Window openings have further low decorative
railings on their sills. Interior retains doors, fireplaces, decorative plasterwork and staircase. (Robin Athill, Old
Mendip, 1964).

Listing NGR: ST7198146962

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