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REMAINS OF CHANTRY, ABUTTING EAST SIDE OF CHANTRY COTTAGE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: REMAINS OF CHANTRY, ABUTTING EAST SIDE OF CHANTRY COTTAGE

List entry Number: 1345688

Location

REMAINS OF CHANTRY, ABUTTING EAST SIDE OF CHANTRY COTTAGE, SEA LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Kilve

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 16-Nov-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 265168

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST14SW KILVE CP SEA LANE (West side)

5/123 Remains of Chantry, abutting East side of Chantry Cottage

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GV II*

Remains of collegiate dwelling of chantry priests, now ruin. Early C14, later medieval addition. gutted by fire mid C19. Blue lias random rubble. Plan: gabled block lying North South abutting Priory and Chantry Cottage (qv) is solar wing to the latter hall, contemporary chapel wing, gabled in South East corner with larger later nedieval gabled addition in North East corner. Large stepped angle buttresses to wings, North East wing with chamfered plinth and altered square headed window on East front and square headed opening in gable end. The building is otherwise completely obscured by ivy and undergrowth at time of survey (August 1983). The college of chantry priests was founded under license 1329 and disolved late C14. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No 480) (There are many early C19 watercolours of the building before the fire in the Local History Library Taunton; photograph in NMR; VCH Somerset, Vol 5 forthcoming).

Listing NGR: ST1463544012

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Dunning, R W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1985)

National Grid Reference: ST 14635 44012

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