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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.


List entry Number: 1023614



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: 319030

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THE CLOSE 1. 1594 No 54 (Hungerford Chantry) SU 1429 NW 3/18 28.2.52. II* GV 2. Original house on site was residence of Constantine de Middeval (+1294), later occupation by Cathedral Choristers. Assigned as Chantry by Lord Hungerford on his death in 1459. 1st reference to present structure 1794. Mid to later C18 building. 2 storeys and attic. Brick with raised string over 1st floor windows. Plain parapet with stone coping and old tile roof. 5 windows with moulded frames on 1st floor. 4 similar on ground floor and 6-panel central door with architrave surround, plain frieze, moulded dentilled cornice and pediment. Interior has good staircase with closed string, turned balusters, moulded handrail. A newel turning service stair to rear. Ground floor west front room has C17/C18 probably reset panelling, floor to ceiling, small dentil cornice fluted pilasters. The fireplace in this room has 4 centred stone arch chamfered, remains of original building? In outhouse to rear a section of linen-fold panelling. In attic hall late C17 or early C18 panelling.

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

Listing NGR: SU1420629741

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National Grid Reference: SU 14207 29738


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