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The Chantry

A Grade II Listed Building in Montacute, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9499 / 50°56'59"N

Longitude: -2.7157 / 2°42'56"W

OS Eastings: 349822

OS Northings: 116966

OS Grid: ST498169

Mapcode National: GBR MK.NHSJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 566L.MTJ

Plus Code: 9C2VW7XM+XP

Entry Name: The Chantry

Listing Date: 27 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1252008

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434927

Location: Montacute, South Somerset, Somerset, TA15

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Montacute

Built-Up Area: Montacute

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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8/107 No. 2
(The Chantry)
(formerly listed as The Post
Semi-detached house. Probably C17, but incorporating C16 work. Ham stone coursed rubble with ashlar dressings; Welsh
slate roof with stone slate base courses between stepped coped gables; stone chimney stacks. Two storeys, 2 bay west
elevation. Hollow-chamfered mullioned windows in chamfered recesses, 3-light below and 2-light above, all flat-headed
lights except to upper bay 1 which has 4-centre arched lights; substantial chimney stick to south-west corner. South
gable has a 2-storey angled bay window of 1+3+1 hollow-chamfer mullioned lights in chamfered recesses, the lower with
flat heads and the upper 4-centre arched with incised spandrils under stepped hipped stone roof; there are 2 string
moulds over the lower window, and then a carved panel for full width of bay featuring 2 figures carrying a shield
bearing the letters R.S (for the last prior of Montacute 1532-39) and sways: to right a triangular-arched doorway
without label, plain boarded door. Sundry extensions to east. Interior not seen. (VCR Vol III,1974).

Listing NGR: ST4982216966

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