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Remains of Chantry, Abutting East Side of Chantry Cottage

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kilve, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1889 / 51°11'20"N

Longitude: -3.2229 / 3°13'22"W

OS Eastings: 314635

OS Northings: 144012

OS Grid: ST146440

Mapcode National: GBR LW.57BV

Mapcode Global: VH6GR.3C1X

Plus Code: 9C3R5QQG+HV

Entry Name: Remains of Chantry, Abutting East Side of Chantry Cottage

Listing Date: 16 November 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345688

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265168

Location: Kilve, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA5

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Kilve

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Tagged with: Human settlement

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5/123 Remains of Chantry, abutting East
side of Chantry Cottage



Remains of collegiate dwelling of chantry priests, now ruin. Early C14, later medieval addition. gutted by fire mid
C19. Blue lias random rubble. Plan: gabled block lying North South abutting Priory and Chantry Cottage (qv) is solar
wing to the latter hall, contemporary chapel wing, gabled in South East corner with larger later nedieval gabled
addition in North East corner. Large stepped angle buttresses to wings, North East wing with chamfered plinth and
altered square headed window on East front and square headed opening in gable end. The building is otherwise completely
obscured by ivy and undergrowth at time of survey (August 1983). The college of chantry priests was founded under
license 1329 and disolved late C14. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No 480) (There are many early C19
watercolours of the building before the fire in the Local History Library Taunton; photograph in NMR; VCH Somerset, Vol
5 forthcoming).

Listing NGR: ST1463544012

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