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UK The Churchgate Hotel - The Chantry House - Aug 2015

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At the south end of Churchgate Street stands the 16th-century Chantry House, later to become the Churchgate hotel.

It was built after the Reformation on land that had formed the endowment of John of Staunton's chantry in the parish church.

It was bought by Alexander Stafford in 1615 and was sold some time after his death in 1652 to Samuel Harrison, whose descendants sold it to J. W. Perry-Watlington in 1855.

The building, timber-framed and plastered, had a fine doorway and original features, but has been much altered in the 20th century.

Closed earlier this year and it's future is uncertain as a planning application to convert it into apartments has fallen through

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Nelly you missed out the most important part of the places history and that being I use to work behind the bar many many moons ago lol.

Its funny seeing the place like this and surprise its closed as use to be a busy old place.

Saying that there's a lot of competition now around the Airport.

Nice work mate :thumb

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Nelly you missed out the most important part of the places history and that being I use to work behind the bar many many moons ago lol.

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And that is probably why they went bust mate!!

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A nice set! The pool is strange. From what are the pieces / sherds (no decay around)?

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A nice set! The pool is strange. From what are the pieces / sherds (no decay around)?

They are smashed up toilets and sinks that were being removed from the rooms, it seems that work had begun on the place and then the developers withdrew their planning application.

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