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St Edwards Chantry, Shaftesbury

Description: St Edwards Chantry

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 101983

OS Grid Reference: ST8575122728
OS Grid Coordinates: 385751, 122728
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0038, -2.2044

Location: B3091, Shaftesbury, Dorset SP7 8AX

Locality: Shaftesbury
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: SP7 8AX

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Listing Text

1.
1615 BIMPORT
(North-West Side)
St Edward's Chantry
ST 8522 6/101 20.6.52
2.
(Formerly St John's Cottage). Stone ashlar with tiled roofs. 2 1-storey
buildings, probably of early C19 date, linked together by later barrel-vaulting.
Modern 2-storey block to South, and other additions. East front has central
gabled porch and mullioned and transomed windows, 2 windows to left of
porch and one to right hand. Internally the porch and the room South of
it have carved stonework of Gothic design and probably of C19 origin.
The dining room has re-set panelling, some dated 1600 and some 1620. There
are some mullioned and transomed windows;, and also some elaborately carved
doors said to have come from Fonthill Abbey. South front has too large
three-sided bays projecting through both storeys. Graded II on account
of interior features.


Listing NGR: ST8575122728

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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