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The Chantry House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bunbury, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.1171 / 53°7'1"N

Longitude: -2.6463 / 2°38'46"W

OS Eastings: 356837

OS Northings: 357958

OS Grid: SJ568579

Mapcode National: GBR 7M.7RP6

Mapcode Global: WH99W.BX28

Entry Name: The Chantry House

Listing Date: 12 January 1967

Last Amended: 3 August 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138635

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56792

Location: Bunbury, Cheshire East, CW6

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Bunbury

Built-Up Area: Bunbury

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Bunbury St Boniface

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


2/33 The Chantry House
(formerly listed as Old
School House)
12 January 1967

Former chantry house, 1527 (Pevsner) later a school house, now a
private dwelling. Timber framed with plastered panels and slate roof.
2 storeys, 3 window bays. Sandstone plinth, very close studding with
rails only as required for window sills and heads, in the facade, and
the east, jettied, gable without rails. Large curved tension braces
from the ground sill and equally large arch bracing up to the wall
plate. Replaced transome and mullion windows with leaded glazing.
Replaced entrance door. Added wing (south) of no interest.
Interior: Deeply bevelled beams and flat bevelled joists in the
mediaeval style. Four stone fireplaces with massive lintels carved
with chamfered Tudor arches. Some internal framing with middle rail.
Two sections of original Oak panelling with doors at first floor
level, one of these doors has original old hinges. The underside of
the roof was originally visible from the first floor rooms but a
lightweight ceiling has now been inserted. Graded 11* for the quality
of framing throughout.

Listing NGR: SJ5683757958

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