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The Chantry

A Grade II Listed Building in Stocklinch, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9531 / 50°57'11"N

Longitude: -2.8765 / 2°52'35"W

OS Eastings: 338532

OS Northings: 117440

OS Grid: ST385174

Mapcode National: GBR MB.NC2J

Mapcode Global: FRA 46VL.C6K

Entry Name: The Chantry

Listing Date: 29 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057031

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264020

Location: Stocklinch, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Stocklinch

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Stocklinch

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


6/117 The Chantry



Detached former farmhouse. C14 or early C15, modified early C16 and later. Local stone cut and squared, timber framed
and rendered west gable; thatched roof with coped east gable, plain west gable; brick chimney stacks. Single- storey
with attic, 5-bay north elevation, fo which bays 1 and 2 are in outshut, continued as an open porch to bay 3. Bays 1
and 2, and upper bays 3 and 4, have 3-light leaded casement windows; lower bay 4 has a timber chamfer-mullioned 3-light
window under stone label, with circular window inserted to left: bay 3 has a boarded door in heavy timber frame, and bay
5 has a C20 boarded door with small leaded sidelight. East gable has a 3-light early pattern casement window below, and
2-light stone chamfered mullioned window above, with unworked top mitres and label, also a small stairlight. West gable
has a now exposed post and truss with C20 casement inerted. South elevation has further stairlight, leaded casements,
and to first floor a 4-4 light ovolo mould mullioned timber window and boarded panel unit in swept dormer. Inside a
further post and truss frame in west section, then a jointed cruck frame; C16 fireplace with early pattern smokehood
traces of a stone newel stair: hall has 9-panel ceiling with deep chamfered beams; traces of bread oven in wide east
gable. House used for visits of Bailiff of Ilchester, before 1475. (Austin and Hall, The Medieval Houses of Stocklinch,
SANHS Proceedings, vol 116, pp 86-100, 1972),

Listing NGR: ST3853217440

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