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Music Room at the Chantry

A Grade II Listed Building in Aveton Gifford, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3276 / 50°19'39"N

Longitude: -3.8245 / 3°49'28"W

OS Eastings: 270233

OS Northings: 49109

OS Grid: SX702491

Mapcode National: GBR QD.VTHY

Mapcode Global: FRA 28W5.FVR

Entry Name: Music Room at the Chantry

Listing Date: 26 January 1967

Last Amended: 28 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108158

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99450

Location: Aveton Gifford, South Hams, Devon, TQ7

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Aveton Gifford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Aveton Gifford St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

AVETON GIFFORD -
SX 74 NW
5/6 Music Room at The Chantry
(previously listed as
26.1.67 Chantry with outbuil-
dings)
Gl7 II
Music room. c.1840. Rendered and scribed two fronts, rubble to north and east
fronts, slate roof. A detached lofty room over cellars, hipped roof, segmental
east end; brick stack to eaves middle of north front. South front has 4 arched
windows with margin-bar sashes in architraves with keystones, below shallow
blank recesses at eaves; plain string at arch springing level, bold alternating
quoins as to Chantry House (q.v.). Plain east end, north front has door on 2
slate steps; west front has door from connecting glazed link to The Chantry
(q.v.). Interior: A main room with segmental apse via pilasters and brackets.
Rich plastered ceiling, coved, with centre rose. Windows have coloured glass to
margins. Raised platform in apse. A steep winder stair leads to cellars with
slate slab floors, in various compartments. A wide straight stair leads to the
kitchen in The Chantry and there is an iron spiral to the apse. An important
element grouped with the large house.


Listing NGR: SX7023349109

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