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Chapel Yard House, Castle Cary

Description: Chapel Yard House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 261979

OS Grid Reference: ST6380731899
OS Grid Coordinates: 363807, 131899
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0853, -2.5181

Location: B3152, Castle Cary, Somerset BA7 7ES

Locality: Castle Cary
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA7 7ES

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Listing Text

7/46 Chapel Yard House


Semi-detached house. Late C18, modified C20. Cary stone random rubble, with ashlar quoins and whole of first floor,
front elevation; double Roman clay tile roof between stepped coped gables; brick end chimney stacks. Two storeys, 3
bays. Pairs of 12-pane sash windows in plain openings with voussoired flat heads; to centre bay an early C20 glazed
door under timber lintol, with timber pedimented hood on shaped brackets. Interior not seen. John Boyd took up
residence here c1835, and set up looms in this cottage for horse-hair weaving in 1837. The business expanded to the
Ansford factory (qv) in 1851, and survives today as the last such weavers in the country. (McGarvie M, Castle Cary:
Avalon Industries, 1980).

Listing NGR: ST6380731899

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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