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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: 1023622



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: I

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: 319041

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THE CLOSE 1. 1594 Nos 57, 57A and 57B (Braybrooke House) SU 1429 NW 3/14 (Formerly listed as Choir School House) 28.2.52. I GV 2. This was the master's house of the former Chorister's School No 56c qv and the residence of Canon Alexander de Hemingsby. Originally Nos 56c and 57 were one building. C15/Cl4 refronted early C18. 2 storeys and attic. Brick with stone quoins and first floor string. Moulded and coved cornice. Old tile roof. 2 hipped dormers with lead casements. 5 windows with architrave frames on first floor. 4 similar windows on ground floor and 6-Panel central door with pediment hood on large carved scroll brackets with acanthus leaf ornament. Tho earlier structure survives to rear. 2 storeys flint and stone rubble, some tile herringbone. Later additions and restorations. 2 large tile hung gables. Pointed arched stone framed window. 2 external chimney stacks of flint rubble. C18 staircase and 2 front rooms one with panelling the other with Rococo stucco work in alcove arch. Remains of timber framework to earlier part.

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

Listing NGR: SU1415029701

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National Grid Reference: SU 14135 29697


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