Description: The Chantry
Date Listed: 11 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 266899
OS Grid Reference: ST7199246965
OS Grid Coordinates: 371992, 146965
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2212, -2.4024
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ST74NW WHATLEY CP CHANTRY
3/203 The Chantry
Country house. Circa 1826 by John Pinch for James Fussell. Bath stone ashlar, hipped slate roof behind cornice and
parapet, ashlar stacks. Rectangular, plain Classical facade. 1:1:1 bays, centre bay of 3-storeys, outer wings
2-storeys; sash windows with glazing bars; ground floor windows of outer bays in shallow semi-circular headed recesses
with impost bands; above openings blank with false glazing bars, sill band. Broad semi-circular headed central door
opening, double 6-panelled doors, upper 2 panels glazed, with side lights and fan lights all in a fluted surround.
Semi-circular Roman Doric portico on 2 pairs of columns, and pilasters, low ornamental wrought iron railings around
top. One storey hipped roofed wing of one bay to right side, door opening, 4-panelled door. Ground falls away to rear
which is basemented, 3-bays, full height semi-circular bow to centre bay. Window openings have further low decorative
railings on their sills. Interior retains doors, fireplaces, decorative plasterwork and staircase. (Robin Athill, Old
Listing NGR: ST7198146962
Source: English Heritage
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