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Chantry House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bredgar, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3117 / 51°18'42"N

Longitude: 0.6959 / 0°41'45"E

OS Eastings: 587982

OS Northings: 160406

OS Grid: TQ879604

Mapcode National: GBR QS6.NRP

Mapcode Global: VHKJS.09Q8

Entry Name: Chantry House

Listing Date: 24 January 1967

Last Amended: 27 November 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1069369

English Heritage Legacy ID: 176114

Location: Bredgar, Swale, Kent, ME9

County: Kent

District: Swale

Civil Parish: Bredgar

Built-Up Area: Bredgar

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

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5/92 Chantry House (Formerly
listed as chantry Cottages)
24.1.67 II*

Chantry college, now house. Circa 1392 altered C19. Flint
with red brick dressings stone quoins and plain tiled roof.
Two storeys and moulded eaves cornice, with 4 stacks from left to
right. Regular fenestration of 4 C19 tripartite sash and central
sash on first floor and 4 tripartite sash on ground floor.
Original openings since revealed, mullioned light to left on
first floor, single openings with stone surrounds on ground
floor. Central door of 6 panels with rectangular fan, moulded
surrounds and cornice hood, with exposed brick and wood from earlier
door opening exposed around it. Right return front: first floor
has C14 2 light cusped opening. Interior: much of C14 remaining.
2 vaulted and half-sunk rooms; roof of 5 large moulded crown posts with
2 round flint chimneys; moulded stone doorways originally at
either end of passage from central hall to kitchen. Later
features include C17 moulded brick fireplace, and panelling, carving
and staircase of various dates, C17 - C18 imported from various
London buildings in the 1950's. Internal plan reconstructed as
having been vaulted storerooms with chaplain's room over; open
hall; pantry, buttery and passage with scholars' room over;
kitchen open to roof. College was founded 1397 by Robert de Bradegare,
the north aisle of the church used as its chapel (the whole church
rebuilt at-Same time). (See B.O.E. Kent II 1983 p. 158; Arch. Cant.
1975, E.W. Parkin).

Listing NGR: TQ8798560411

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