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Latitude: 50.9694 / 50°58'9"N
Longitude: -2.7675 / 2°46'2"W
OS Eastings: 346206
OS Northings: 119170
OS Grid: ST462191
Mapcode National: GBR MH.M8P0
Mapcode Global: FRA 562K.5NB
Entry Name: The Chantry
Listing Date: 28 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1066030
English Heritage Legacy ID: 422281
Location: Martock, South Somerset, Somerset, TA12
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Martock
Built-Up Area: Martock
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
The Chantry, Church Street.
The Chantry, Church Street.
ST4619 MARTOCK CP CHURCH STREET (East side)
12/191 The Chantry
Cottage behind shop, probably more than one originally. C14 and C17 mostly. Ham stone near-ashlar; plain clay tiled
roofs with coped gables, one section with stone slate base courses; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys, 4-bay south west
elevation, of which bay 1 is the Pharmacy (q.v). Hollow chamfered mullioned windows bays 2 and 3, all 3-light except
lower bay 2, which is 2-light; to left of lower bay 2 a 4-pane sash window; projecting between bays 2 and 3 a gabled
single-storey extension with 2-light hollow-chamfer mullioned window in the north-west wall: to upper bay 4 an
ovolo-mould mullioned window of 4 lights, the centre mullion now removed. The north-east wall has a variety of windows,
including two 3-light hollow chafer windows, one in lower bay 1 in C17 style, that to upper bay 4 smaller and possibly
medieval. Inside a variety of historical detail, including a pointed arch doorway with Norman details which would be no
later than 1325, and a medieval roof frame with cambered collar and curved braces, the centre truss having a lower
kingpost; in the north-east gable is a C17 fireplace, flat arched with ovolo-mould and wave-mould surround; a variety
of C17 and C18 doors; the staircase probably c1800. This house has been identified as that which was the residence of
the chaplain of a chantry established by John de Soy in Martock Church in l325; it passed to Sherborne School in 1550.
(VCH, Vol III, 1974).
Listing NGR: ST4620619170
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