Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1023610

Date first listed: 28-Feb-1952

Statutory Address: 38, THE CLOSE


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Statutory Address: 38, THE CLOSE

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

District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Salisbury

National Grid Reference: SU 14266 29690


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THE CLOSE 1. 1594 No 38 SU 1429 NW 3/27 28.2.52. II* GV 2. Cl6/C17 refaced early C18. 2 storeys and attic. Painted brick on projecting plinth. Moulded and bracketed wood eaves cornice. Hipped old tile roof. 2 dormers with moulded cornices and leaded casements. 3 windows (formerly 4, one over door now blocked) with architrave frames and central angular bay window with plain frieze and delicate dentilled cornice on lst floor. 4 windows - with moulded frames and panelled shutters on ground floor and late C18 6-panel door to right hand of centre, good knocker, with guilloche ornament to head of frame, stilted rectangular fanlight of radiating curved and wreathed pattern, and wood doorcase of semi-engaged fluted Doric columns, frieze with key pattern and cornet wreath ornament, and moulded cornice with leaf enrichment to bed mould and cyma, panelled and enriched soffit to entablature. 2-storey similar stable block to left hand with moulded and coved cornice, irregular windows and doors. Blocked segmental arched carriageway. Interior: ground floor room left has good C18 fielded panelling, door frame of pilasters bolection cornice over. Corner fireplace marble surround. On 1st floor landing a large mid C17 wall painting, a hunting scene attributed to Edward Pierce. Some of earlier roof structure visible in attics, truss with collar and part of principal, remains of trusses and tie beams, mostly concealed. The rear garden elevation shows earlier part with 2 gables and narrow projecting gabled bay. C19 fenestration but one leaded casement.

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

Listing NGR: SU1426529688


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Legacy System number: 319019

Legacy System: LBS

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