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Latitude: 51.0853 / 51°5'6"N
Longitude: -2.5181 / 2°31'5"W
OS Eastings: 363807
OS Northings: 131899
OS Grid: ST638318
Mapcode National: GBR MT.CZVL
Mapcode Global: FRA 56M8.0TB
Entry Name: Chapel Yard House
Listing Date: 18 March 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1056239
English Heritage Legacy ID: 261979
Location: Castle Cary, South Somerset, Somerset, BA7
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Castle Cary
Built-Up Area: Castle Cary
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
CASTLE CARY CP CHAPEL YARD (North side)
7/46 Chapel Yard House
Semi-detached house. Late C18, modified C20. Cary stone random rubble, with ashlar quoins and whole of first floor,
front elevation; double Roman clay tile roof between stepped coped gables; brick end chimney stacks. Two storeys, 3
bays. Pairs of 12-pane sash windows in plain openings with voussoired flat heads; to centre bay an early C20 glazed
door under timber lintol, with timber pedimented hood on shaped brackets. Interior not seen. John Boyd took up
residence here c1835, and set up looms in this cottage for horse-hair weaving in 1837. The business expanded to the
Ansford factory (qv) in 1851, and survives today as the last such weavers in the country. (McGarvie M, Castle Cary:
Avalon Industries, 1980).
Listing NGR: ST6380731899
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