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The Chantry

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8338 / 50°50'1"N

Longitude: -3.6464 / 3°38'47"W

OS Eastings: 284153

OS Northings: 105097

OS Grid: SS841050

Mapcode National: GBR L9.WVCP

Mapcode Global: FRA 367W.R7J

Plus Code: 9C2RR9M3+GC

Entry Name: The Chantry

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243137

English Heritage Legacy ID: 446658

Location: Sandford, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Sandford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Sandford St Swithin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


1/237 The Chantry


Part of house converted to 2 or 3 cottages, now house. Early C16 with C17
improvements, divided in C19, united mid-C20. Plastered cob on rubble footings;
rubble stacks topped with C19 brick; wheatreed thatched roof. Main block facing
south is hall and inner room of C16 3-room-and-through-passage house and C17 rear
block at right angles behind inner room. Rear lateral stack projecting from hall,
first floor gable end stack at right end and gable end stack to rear block. 2
storeys. 2 window front of C19 3-light casement windows with diamond pane leaded
lights (2 replaced 1984). Plank door at left end with flat-arch headed window,
tiled C19 hood on shaped brackets and vallance. Rear block has balanced 2 window
front of late C19 and C20 casements with central door and porch similar to that at
front. Door in gable end of main block has Victorian post box to left. Early C16
2-bay roof on side-pegged jointed cruck truss over main block is smoke blackened
from original house divided by low partitions and heated by open hearth fire.
Features below are C17; hall crossbeam is chamfered with scroll stops and axial
inner room beam is chamfered with straight cut stops. Winder stair from inner room
to chamber over which has volcanic ashlar fireplace with ovolo-moulded oak lintel
with scroll stops. Late C16-early C17 rear block may originally have been a
separate building (the cob wall between blocks is said to have been blind). It has
2 bay roof on side-pegged jointed cruck roof truss, chamfered cross beam with step
stops, large rubble fireplace with chamfered oak lintel and stone side oven.

Listing NGR: SS8415305097

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

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