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Priory Cottage, Chantry Cottage and Dairy, Abutting South West Corner of Priory Cottage, Kilve

Description: Priory Cottage, Chantry Cottage and Dairy, Abutting South West Corner of Priory Cottage

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 May 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 265167

OS Grid Reference: ST1462844008
OS Grid Coordinates: 314628, 144008
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1889, -3.2230

Location: Kilve, Somerset TA5 1EG

Locality: Kilve
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA5 1EG

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Listing Text


5/124 Priory Cottage, Chantry Cottage
and dairy, abutting South West
corner of Priory Cottage
(Chantry Cottage previously


College of chantry priests, now 2 dwellings, and attached dairy. C14, C16 altered and enlarged aid C19. Roughcast over
blue lias rubble, steeply pitched slate roof, brick stack right gable end and centre. Plan: hall of chantry priests'
dwelling, solar to right now the ruined building known as the Chantry (qv), gabled 2 storey porch perhaps added when
hall ceiled, C19 service wing at rear, attached dairy in South west corner abutting porch. 2-storeys, 1:4 bays; gabled
projecting 2 storey porch right, 2-light casement windows first floor, C19 cruciform many paned windows below, C19
segmental leaded opening with keystone to porch, rectangular light over plank door, second hay right gabled trellis
work porch, scalloped slate roof, decorative bargeboards, half glazed door. Attached dairy, gabled slate roof,
roughcast over blue lias rubble, 2-storeys, 1 bay; loft door in gable end approached by external flight of stone steps,
ground floor entrance to left plank door, pigeon loft opening, in gable end. Interior not viewed. This picturesque
group with C19 detailing contains a medieval building of considerable historic interest. (VCH Somerset, Vol 5

Listing NGR: ST1462844008

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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