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The Beeches, Chew Magna

Description: The Beeches

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 September 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 32935

OS Grid Reference: ST5736863139
OS Grid Coordinates: 357368, 163139
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3657, -2.6137

Location: 15-20 High Street, Chew Magna BS40 8PR

Locality: Chew Magna
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS40 8PR

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Listing Text


3/41 The Beeches
G.V. II*

House. Built 1762 for Ephraim Chancellor, side wings added later, C20 internal
alterations. Stucco, limestone dressings, slate roof with raised coped verges
and gable stacks. 2 storeys and 3 bays, central bay broken forward slightly, all
windows sashes with slightly cambered heads, multi-pane sash with cambered head to
cellar left and right, central 6-panelled door with decorative fanlight, round
head and triple keystone, moulded surround and open pediment on consoles; heavy
cornice, pediment to centre bay with firemark in tympanum, parapet and coping;
single storey wing to each side with Venetian window and keystone, hipped roof
behind coped parapet wall; 4 splayed steps to front door. Left return has
2 sashes at attic level. Interior: not inspected; internal features said to
have been removed/modified since former listing (photograph of interior : NMR).

Listing NGR: ST5736863139

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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