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Chantry House Cottage, West Tanfield

Description: Chantry House Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 August 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 332684

OS Grid Reference: SE2687378746
OS Grid Coordinates: 426873, 478746
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2038, -1.5895

Location: Church Street, West Tanfield, North Yorkshire HG4 5JQ

Locality: West Tanfield
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG4 5JQ

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Listing Text

SE 2678-2778
(south side)
10/54 Chantry House Cottage
22.8.66 (formerly listed as House
east of Chantry cottage)
The address shall be amended to read:

(south side)
Chantry House


SE 2678-2778
(south side)
10/54 Chantry House Cottage
(formerly listed as House
22.8.66 east of Chantry Cottage)


Formerly 2 houses, now one. C13 in origin, C17 with C19 alterations.
Stone, rendered to front, slate roof to Church Street frontage and pantiles
to river frontage. 2 storeys, 3 bays, right-hand bay recessed. Lobby-entry
plan. Quoins. To right of left-hand bay a 4-panel door and overlight in
surround of pilasters, frieze and cornice; to its left a shop bay window
with frieze and cornice and to its right a canted bay window with sashes,
frieze and cornice. To left of right-hand bay, 7 stone steps up to 4-panel
door in surround of pilasters, frieze and cornice. To bottom of right-hand
bay is a board door to cellar opening. Window over and three first-floor
windows are 4-pane sashes with stone sills. Stone coping, brick end stacks
and large ridge stack. To right return a small outshut with board door and
steps down to C13 pointed-arched doorway. Left return has blocked up
chamfered C17 openings. Rear has stone quoins, blocked C17 openings and
early C19 wing. The lowest stone work to left of the house is what remains
of a medieval chantry. It shares the C13 pointed-arched door with Chantry
Cottage (qv). The cellar has remains of large inglenook fireplace and monks

Listing NGR: SE2687578749

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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