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© Mr Michael Perry

IoE Number: 265168
Location: REMAINS OF CHANTRY, ABUTTING EAST SIDE OF CHANTRY COTTAGE, SEA LANE (west side)
  KILVE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr Michael Perry
Date Photographed: 13 October 2005
Date listed: 16 November 1984
Date of last amendment: 16 November 1984
Grade II*

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ST14SWKILVE CPSEA LANE (West side)5/123Remains of Chantry, abutting Eastside of Chantry Cottage

ST14SW KILVE CP SEA LANE (West side) 5/123 Remains of Chantry, abutting East side of Chantry Cottage - 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).

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