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

Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 14477 29668


THE CLOSE 1. 1594 No 18 SU 1429 NW 3/43 28.2.52. II* GV

2. Originally Common Hall of the Vicars Choral, early canonical house (bequeathed 1319-20) of which these are some remains. The front part of house recased and heightened in the early C19. 3 storeys, stucco faced. Flat eaves to hipped slate roof. Unsymnmetrical front with projecting L H wing. Entrance below road level. 2 windows to upper floors. 1 window on ground floor and 6-panel door at R H with panelled reveals and doorcase of Doric pilasters simplified entablature and moulded pediment. The R H part has 1 window 3 panes wide on second floor and 4 panes wide first and ground floors. All windows have drip moulds. To rear early ruing 2 storeys tile hung with gable end old tile roof, restored, mostly C16/Cl7 but the west wall has section of original material, flint stone, rubble and diagonally set tiles. The wing has some exposed beams 2 bays of roof structure with intact windbraces and purlins, one collar.

All the listed buildings in The Close form an outstanding group.

Listing NGR: SU1447629669


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

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Date: 04 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/10311/19
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