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The Chanting House

A Grade II Listed Building in Fairford, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7077 / 51°42'27"N

Longitude: -1.7816 / 1°46'53"W

OS Eastings: 415188

OS Northings: 201016

OS Grid: SP151010

Mapcode National: GBR 4SJ.SGV

Mapcode Global: VHB2V.2BHQ

Entry Name: The Chanting House

Listing Date: 4 June 1952

Last Amended: 17 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172590

English Heritage Legacy ID: 129752

Location: Fairford, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Fairford

Built-Up Area: Fairford

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: South Cotswold Team Ministry

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/03/2016

SP 1401-1501

MARKET PLACE (west side)
The Chanting House
(Formerly listed as Mike Gannon Bookmaker, previously listed as the George Hotel)


Former inn. South end range probably of late C15/early C16, remainder of late C17/early C18, recorded as an inn 1634. Ashlar front on rubble rear, with half timbered cross range to south, stone slate roof, stone ridge stack, and external stone stack to timber framed section. Single front range with cross range to south and adjoining single storey range, and rear range with stables curving out around, up towards north west. Two storeys. Close studding to timber framing, with stone infill, on south side and gable of east side, large moulded bressumer and 2 small 12-pane sashes. Stone infill below with Yorkshire sliding sash with timber lintel and vertical battened door. C19 two and 3-light stone mullions to east. Facade to Market Place with 6 windows, 5 original 12-pane sashes and 2-storey canted bay to far right with 8/12/8-pane sashes. Ground floor has C20 canted bay to left, chamfered basket arch stone doorway with C20 glazed door and sidelights, and three 12-pane sashes. Stables to rear have 3 ground floor plank door openings on outer curved edge to south and one recessed loft door with cat hole. Large cart entrance on inner face of curve. Remainder of rear with scattered fenestration, mostly casements.

Listing NGR: SP1518801016

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