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© Mr Howard W Hilton ARPS

IoE Number: 56792
Location: OLD SCHOOL HOUSE, WYCHE ROAD
  BUNBURY, CREWE AND NANTWICH, CHESHIRE
Photographer: Mr Howard W Hilton ARPS
Date Photographed: 30 June 2001
Date listed: 12 January 1967
Date of last amendment: 03 August 1984
Grade II*

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SJ 55 NEBUNBURY C.P.WYCHE ROAD2/33The Chantry House(formerly listed as OldSchool House)

SJ 55 NE BUNBURY C.P. WYCHE ROAD 2/33 The Chantry House (formerly listed as Old School House) 12 January 1967 II* Former chantry house, 1527 (Pevsner) later a school house, now a private dwelling. Timber framed with plastered panels and slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 window bays. Sandstone plinth, very close studding with rails only as required for window sills and heads, in the facade, and the east, jettied, gable without rails. Large curved tension braces from the ground sill and equally large arch bracing up to the wall plate. Replaced transome and mullion windows with leaded glazing. Replaced entrance door. Added wing (south) of no interest. Interior: Deeply bevelled beams and flat bevelled joists in the mediaeval style. Four stone fireplaces with massive lintels carved with chamfered Tudor arches. Some internal framing with middle rail. Two sections of original Oak panelling with doors at first floor level, one of these doors has original old hinges. The underside of the roof was originally visible from the first floor rooms but a lightweight ceiling has now been inserted. Graded 11* for the quality of framing throughout.

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