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The Chantry, Stogumber

Description: The Chantry

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 May 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 264963

OS Grid Reference: ST0968338572
OS Grid Coordinates: 309683, 138572
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1393, -3.2923

Location: Vellow Road, Stogumber, Somerset TA4 4LS

Locality: Stogumber
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 4LS

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Listing Text


5/200 No 5

(The Chantry)
(Previously listed as Vellow


- II*

Chantry chapel, converted to cottage. Early C16, altered and enlarged probably C17, restored mid C20. Red sandstone
random rubble, quoins to West end, thatched roof, stone stack left gable end large external stepped stone stack right
gable end with raking buttress and brick stack. Plan: barrel vaulted chantry chapel subsequently ceiled with 2 storey
addition at East end. North front: one and a half storeys, 2-light dormer casement in addition left, groundfloor small
glazed opening left of butt joint, right 2-light hollow chamfered mullioned casement window with Tudor arched head
chamfered doorway, thatched hooded porch and C20 plank door. Interior: main feature is 4 x 4 compartment moulded ribbed
barrel vaulted ceiling, moulded wall plate; blocked Tudor arched head to window on South wall, steeply chamfered beam
with step and runout stops at East end of original building. The Chapel of Our Lady Sweetwell at Vellow was licenced
1542. (Photograph in NMR; VCH Somerset, Vol 5 forthcoming).

Listing NGR: ST0968338572

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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