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The Chantry, Clumber and Hardwick

Description: The Chantry

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 April 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 241287

OS Grid Reference: SK6380675621
OS Grid Coordinates: 463806, 375621
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2737, -1.0446

Location: Whitwell, Derbyshire S80 3PD

Locality: Clumber and Hardwick
Local Authority: Bassetlaw District Council
County: Nottinghamshire
Country: England
Postcode: S80 3PD

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Listing Text

(East side)

4/78 No. (40 The Chantry)


Choir school and residence, now house. Built by the Duke of
Newcastle to house the chapel choristers. 1912. Brick with
hipped and gabled plain tile roofs. Ashlar dressings, moulded
first floor band, bracketted eaves. 2 external side wall and 2
ridge stacks. Most windows are mullioned and transomed leaded
casements, some with hood moulds. Balanced west front has
projecting bay to right and 2 shouldered coped gables with
finials. 2 storeys plus attics, 4 bays. West front has moulded
ashlar doorcase with corbelled arched pediment containing
cartouche with the initial To left, canted bay window with
parapet and 3 casements. To right, 2 casements. Above, 4
casements, one through eaves. Above again, flat roofed leaded
dormer, 5 lights. 2 decorative rainwater heads and to left,
datestone inscribed '1912'. North and south sides have single
projecting bays and original irregular fenestration. Mainly
original interior has 2 brick and single ashlar fireplaces.
Outside, original boarded gate with matching curved flanking
fences and domed posts. Included for group value only.

Listing NGR: SK6380675621

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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