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The Chanter's House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ottery St Mary, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7532 / 50°45'11"N

Longitude: -3.2803 / 3°16'49"W

OS Eastings: 309778

OS Northings: 95627

OS Grid: SY097956

Mapcode National: GBR P7.LV12

Mapcode Global: FRA 4703.3VQ

Entry Name: The Chanter's House

Listing Date: 28 April 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212841

English Heritage Legacy ID: 397356

Location: Ottery St. Mary, East Devon, Devon, EX11

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Ottery St. Mary

Built-Up Area: Ottery St Mary

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ottery St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

1481 (North Side)
The Chanter's House
SY 09 NE 1/4 28.4.52.

Dates from the days of the College but little trace of antiquity remains, mainly
enclosed by large brick outer additions by Butterfield including a 3rd storey,
extending also above the C18. 2 storey, 5 window portion facing south with
central Doric porch with tall columns and radial bar ganlight to entrance,
and glazing bars to windows. The C17 centre is the former Heath's Court, with
dining room used as Convention room by Cromwell in 1645 Fairfax stayed at the
house from October to December in that year. Some of the walls of the old Precentor's house and painted beams remain. See "The Story oo a Devonshire House" by Coleridge. Still the home of the Coleridges one of whom was Lord Chief Justice.

Listing NGR: SY0977895627

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