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The Chantry, West Scrafton

Description: The Chantry

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 322634

OS Grid Reference: SE0734383668
OS Grid Coordinates: 407343, 483668
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2486, -1.8888

Location: High Lane, West Scrafton, North Yorkshire DL8 4RT

Locality: West Scrafton
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 4RT

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Listing Text

SE 08 SE
7/151 The Chantry

Chantry chapel, now house. C15 in origin, with late C17 - early C18 and
later alterations. Rubble, stone slate roof. 1 storey, now 2 storeys with
partial rear outshut, 3 first-floor windows. Quoins. Near centre, part-
glazed 4-panel door in quoined, slightly-chamfered ashlar surround with
inscription on lintel " FAB". To right, part-glazed 4-panel door below
deep lintel. First bay: C20 3-light casement window in chamfered ashlar
surround on ground floor; 16-pane sash window on first floor. In centre,
small casement staircase window. Third bay: C20 casement window on ground
floor, 16-pane sash window on first floor. At right end, projection where
C15 right return wall leans forward. Stacks at left end and between second
and third bays. Rear: ground-floor single-light window in chamfered
surround. Right return: C15. Quoins. Pointed-arched window of 2 trefoiled
lights with Perpendicular tracery above and hoodmould. Interior: in room to
left, ashlar fireplace with segmental-arched keyed lintel incised to give
joggled effect, and very large, square-section slightly-chamfered beams; in
room to right, ashlar fireplce with cyma reversa corbels supporting
slightly-arched lintel; straight-flight stone staircase in centre; C15
window has splayed reveals and round-arched lintel. The building is thought
to have been a chantry chapel served by canons of Coverham Abbey.

Listing NGR: SE0734383668

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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