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20, The Close

List Entry Summary

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

Name: 20, The Close

List entry Number: 1023596



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


District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Salisbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 28-Feb-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 318990

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SU 1429 NW 3/41



GV II* 1718 refronting of medieval building. 2 storey and attic. Brick on stone plinth and with stone quoins and 1st floor string. Moulded wood eaves cornice, gutter with lion head ornament and hipped old tile roof. All windows have stone surrounds, 3 dormers, small sashes, with cornice. 5 windows 1st floor, 4 windows ground floor and 1840 stone porch in centre, with round headed side lights. Banded piers, ebtaluature, 4 panel porch door with semi-circular fanlight. Inner glazed and panelled door, semi-circular fanlight with looped concentric glazing. Small 6 panel door with arched radiating and wreathed fanlight in later early C19. 1 storey extension to left. 2 storey extension to right with one window. Long rear wing 2 storey timber frame partly with oversailing tile hung 1st floor with shaped tiles. Gable end old tile roof. The west front of wing has medieval stonework flint rubble and tiles inset. Irregular C18 and later windows, A large 4 centred chamfered stone archway in present kitchen in this wing former carriageway on this part of house was the stables of No 21 The Close qv, On west side a 2 storey red brick circa 1840 extension with 2 recessed sash windows and hipped slate roof. Interior of 1718 block has good mid to later C18 staircase with open string, turned balusters and moulded handrail swept up to newels. The roof structure of early wing concealed but apparently has trusses with collar.

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

Listing NGR: SU1439129664

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National Grid Reference: SU 14391 29664


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