Description: 5 and 6, Chant Close
Date Listed: 21 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 139710
OS Grid Reference: SU3878840836
OS Grid Coordinates: 438788, 140836
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1655, -1.4466
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WHERWELL CHANT CLOSE
9/22 Nos. 5, and 6.
Now two houses, but formerly the railway station, comprising a stationmaster's
house (6) and the attached station building (5). 1884. Brick walls, and
hipped tile roof. The L-shaped house, with a porch within the angle, is of
2 storeys, 1.1 windows. The walls have stepped brick eaves, cambered rubbed
arches, a moulded 1st floor band,, and decorative aprons beneath the moulded
stone cills. Coupled sashes, with unusual glazing bars, one rectangular bay
with a tiled roof. The doorway, beneath a relieving arch, has a hood on
brackets and ½-glazed door. The single-storeyed station block is symmetrical
with 4 windows, with a set-back unit of 1 window at the east end. Deep
stepped brick eaves, cambered rubbed arches, decorative apron on panel
beneath moulded stone cills. Sashes, coupled to the outer openings and the
wing: the inner windows are beneath a wide canopy (on 4 brackets) which covers
the central entrance. A virtually unaltered structure.
Listing NGR: SU3879440842
Source: English Heritage
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