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Richmond House and Attached Chapel, Walls and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Chard, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.8724 / 50°52'20"N

Longitude: -2.9694 / 2°58'9"W

OS Eastings: 331885

OS Northings: 108542

OS Grid: ST318085

Mapcode National: GBR M6.TCKC

Mapcode Global: FRA 46NS.QZD

Entry Name: Richmond House and Attached Chapel, Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 29 July 1976

Last Amended: 13 December 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197467

English Heritage Legacy ID: 374138

Location: Chard Town, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Chard Town

Built-Up Area: Chard

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Chard St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


756-1/3/110 (South side)
29/07/76 No.61
Richmond House and attached chapel,
walls and railings
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
including wall attached on right)


House. Early C19. Painted roughcast probably over limestone
rubble; slate roof, stepped stone coping to brick stack to
right gable end; ridge stack to inside at left range.
Double-depth plan, with 3-window range to right, constitute a
symmetrical central-staircase house.
2 storeys, 4-window range. 6-panel door between canted bays
with margin pane glazing and 8/8-pane sashes to first-floor.
The left bay has a 6/6-pane sash to ground floor and an
enlarged early C20 three-light casement above.
INTERIOR: close open-well open-storey staircase with swept
pine handrail and stick balusters; late C19 four-panel doors.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: spearheaded railings and working gate;
low brick wall with rounded brick capping to front, high
rubblestone wall to rear left return with gate, attached to
small chapel in the garden.
CHAPEL: early C19, windows enlarged late C19 with 2/2-pane
sashes with margin panes and pointed arch window to south end.
INTERIOR is entirely lined with horizontal tongued-and-grooved
boarding. Used now as games room and garage, with C20 garage
door to left.

Listing NGR: ST3188508542

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

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