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Chantry House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2441 / 52°14'38"N

Longitude: 0.7144 / 0°42'51"E

OS Eastings: 585417

OS Northings: 264123

OS Grid: TL854641

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.7FN

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.BVKL

Plus Code: 9F426PV7+JQ

Entry Name: Chantry House

Listing Date: 7 August 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246714

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466891

Location: Bury St. Edmunds, West Suffolk, Suffolk, IP33

County: Suffolk

District: West Suffolk

Civil Parish: Bury St Edmunds

Built-Up Area: Bury St Edmunds

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bury St Edmunds St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


639-1/14/417 (East side)
07/08/52 No.5
Chantry House


House. C18 with C17 or earlier core. Red brick front with a
parapet and stone cornice; timber-framed and rendered rear.
Slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and cellars. 4 window range: sashes
without glazing-bars in flush cased frames, except for 2
windows on the 2nd storey which have 6 panes. Entrance door,
with 6 raised fielded panels and a semicircular fanlight with
enriched radiating glazing-bars, set in a doorcase with
panelled reveals, panelled pilasters and an open pediment.
Complex rendered rear with several gables.
INTERIOR: mainly Georgian. Panelled dados in entrance hall,
full height panelling to 2 ground storey rooms with torus
mouldings to the panels. 4-panel doors throughout, with sunk
panels and applied mouldings, in surrounds with eared
architraves. One bolection moulded fireplace surround on the
upper storey. A fine stair of c1700 rises 2 storeys:
barley-sugar twist balusters, closed and moulded strings,
heavy square newels and moulded flat handrail. One wing at the
rear has a high exposed C17 main beam, off centre.

Listing NGR: TL8541764123

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

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