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Description: The Chantry
Date Listed: 29 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 264020
OS Grid Reference: ST3853217440
OS Grid Coordinates: 338532, 117440
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9531, -2.8765
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STOCKLINCH CP STONEY LANE (South side)
6/117 The Chantry
Detached former farmhouse. C14 or early C15, modified early C16 and later. Local stone cut and squared, timber framed
and rendered west gable; thatched roof with coped east gable, plain west gable; brick chimney stacks. Single- storey
with attic, 5-bay north elevation, fo which bays 1 and 2 are in outshut, continued as an open porch to bay 3. Bays 1
and 2, and upper bays 3 and 4, have 3-light leaded casement windows; lower bay 4 has a timber chamfer-mullioned 3-light
window under stone label, with circular window inserted to left: bay 3 has a boarded door in heavy timber frame, and bay
5 has a C20 boarded door with small leaded sidelight. East gable has a 3-light early pattern casement window below, and
2-light stone chamfered mullioned window above, with unworked top mitres and label, also a small stairlight. West gable
has a now exposed post and truss with C20 casement inerted. South elevation has further stairlight, leaded casements,
and to first floor a 4-4 light ovolo mould mullioned timber window and boarded panel unit in swept dormer. Inside a
further post and truss frame in west section, then a jointed cruck frame; C16 fireplace with early pattern smokehood
traces of a stone newel stair: hall has 9-panel ceiling with deep chamfered beams; traces of bread oven in wide east
gable. House used for visits of Bailiff of Ilchester, before 1475. (Austin and Hall, The Medieval Houses of Stocklinch,
SANHS Proceedings, vol 116, pp 86-100, 1972),
Listing NGR: ST3853217440
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Source: English Heritage
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