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St Edwards Chantry

A Grade II Listed Building in Shaftesbury, Dorset

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Latitude: 51.0038 / 51°0'13"N

Longitude: -2.2044 / 2°12'15"W

OS Eastings: 385751

OS Northings: 122728

OS Grid: ST857227

Mapcode National: GBR 1XH.TSG

Mapcode Global: FRA 668G.H04

Entry Name: St Edwards Chantry

Listing Date: 20 June 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108759

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101983

Location: Shaftesbury, North Dorset, Dorset, SP7

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Shaftesbury

Built-Up Area: Shaftesbury

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Shaftesbury and Enmore Green St James

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(North-West Side)
St Edward's Chantry
ST 8522 6/101 20.6.52
(Formerly St John's Cottage). Stone ashlar with tiled roofs. 2 1-storey
buildings, probably of early C19 date, linked together by later barrel-vaulting.
Modern 2-storey block to South, and other additions. East front has central
gabled porch and mullioned and transomed windows, 2 windows to left of
porch and one to right hand. Internally the porch and the room South of
it have carved stonework of Gothic design and probably of C19 origin.
The dining room has re-set panelling, some dated 1600 and some 1620. There
are some mullioned and transomed windows;, and also some elaborately carved
doors said to have come from Fonthill Abbey. South front has too large
three-sided bays projecting through both storeys. Graded II on account
of interior features.

Listing NGR: ST8575122728

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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