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Latitude: 51.1979 / 51°11'52"N
Longitude: -2.5873 / 2°35'14"W
OS Eastings: 359061
OS Northings: 144462
OS Grid: ST590444
Mapcode National: GBR MR.4SCR
Mapcode Global: VH8B0.35K0
Plus Code: 9C3V5CX7+53
Entry Name: The Old Chapel
Listing Date: 2 June 1961
Last Amended: 17 October 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1174728
English Heritage Legacy ID: 267505
Location: Croscombe, Mendip, Somerset, BA5
Civil Parish: Croscombe
Built-Up Area: Croscombe
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST44SE CROSCOMBE CP CHURCH STREET (East side)
14/32 The Old Chapel
(previously listed as Croscombe
(Marked on OS map as Baptist Church). Manor house, later a Baptist chapel, now house. Late C14 for Paulton faaily,
addition to west of C18, restored c1980. Coursed rubble, some colourwash, pantile roof, square brick stack to west set
over a coped verge, octagonal brick stack to east; addition to west end with lean-to pantile roof. Open hall house of
cross-passage plan with twin service rooms to west end with a solar set over. South elevation with a tall pointed-arch
stone-mullioned and transomed window with Perpendicular tracery, diamond-paned leaded lights; further narrow
single-light window with a cusped head to first floor; late inserted 3-light casement again with leaded lights. Two
large mullioned and transomed windows to north elevation in conforming style; each window with a label. Cross-passage
with a pointed arched opening in a moulded stone surround to each end, ribbed and studded plank doors; futher door
opening to south, half glazed door. Salient feature of the interior the hall roof comprising 5 arch braced trusses with
windbracing; corbelled stone shelf to south wall with the arms of the Paulton family; an identical stone shelf formerly
existed on the north wall, of which some traces remain; two 4-centred arch door openings to service rooms, now a single
room. The eastern gable wall has the exposed remains of 2 fireplaces of a further wing, now demolished. Early C19 lamp
on iron bracket to south-west corner; adjacent a short section of wrought-iron railings and a gate. (VAG report,
unpublished SRO, 31 August, 1975).
Listing NGR: ST5906144462
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