Listed Building: CHANTRY HOUSE (1088379)

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Grade II
Authority Historic England
Volume/Map/Item 1885, 3, 131
Date assigned Thursday, February 18, 1971
Date last amended

Description

House. C16 and early C18 with major alterations in mid C19 in Tudor style. Ashlar with plain low C18 plain first floor band to main front, with red brick and stone rubble to other elevations plus vestiges of square panel timber framing to interior. Steeply pitched plain tile roof with stone coped gables on moulded kneelers and C19 ashlar ridge, gable and side wall stacks, plus short pieces of moulded C18 stone cornice between the gables. Two storeys plus attics and four bays. Ground floor has a gabled porch with four-centred arched doorcase, plus dripmould, covering an early C18 moulded doorcase with moulded keystone and panelled door. To east there is a C19 2-light recessed and chamfered mullion window breaking into a blocked early C18 window with moulded surround and keystone, and beyond there is a similar 3-light window. To west of the porch there is a C19 bay window with 3-light recessed and chamfered cross window to front and moulded cornice with blocking course over. Beyond to west there is a tall recessed and chamfered C19 cross window set in re-used C18 moulded surround with keystone, which breaks through the first floor band. Above to east there are three C19 recessed and chamfered 2-light cross windows with dripmoulds, that to far east breaking into the first floor band. To west there is a small 2-light recessed and chamfered mullion window, set much higher up. To east above the cross windows, there are three gabled half dormers, the two to east with similar windows to those below and that to west with larger gable and a 3-light similar window plus a stone shield over. Beyond to west there is a smaller gable with a side wall stack to one side. All windows have single pane casements or fixed lights. Rear elevation has another early C18 moulded doorcase. Interior has a tall mid C19 room to west with panelled ceiling and cornice, plus re-used Elizabethan overmantle to fireplace. There is an C18 knopped baluster staircase and eastern room has large oak ceiling beams and a big inglenook fireplace with stone fireplace within, the lintel of which is inscribed 'AD 1673' and is probably re-used. Central bedroom and basement both have areas of exposed square panel timber framing belonging to an earlier house on the site. Listing NGR: SK3887326206

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Location

Grid reference SK 38873 26206 (point)
Map sheet SK32NE
Civil Parish MELBOURNE, SOUTH DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE

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Dec 10 2015 5:48PM

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