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The Chantry, Whatley

Description: The Chantry

Grade: II*
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

Location: Stony Lane, Whatley, Somerset BA11 3LJ

Locality: Whatley
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA11 3LJ

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Listing Text


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
Mendip, 1964).

Listing NGR: ST7198146962

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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