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The Chantry

A Grade II* Listed Building in Martock, Somerset

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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

Plus Code: 9C2VX69M+Q2

Entry Name: The Chantry

Listing Date: 28 April 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066030

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422281

ID on this website: 101066030

Location: Martock, Somerset, TA12

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Martock

Built-Up Area: Martock

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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The Chantry, Church Street.


The Chantry, Church Street.


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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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