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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: 1023632



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: 319066

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THE CLOSE 1. 1594 No 71 (The South Canonry, now Bishop's House) SU 1429 SW 5/4 28.2.52. II GV 2. Earlier canonical house on this site. The building was severely damaged in tile Civil War and successively rebuilt circa 1665, major alterations in 1778, early C19 and 1889. 2 storey. Red brick on stone plinth. Bracketed and moulded stone cornice, broken over slight central projection with pediment. Old tile roof swept out over eaves and with sloping ridge of pediment carried high up main sloped roof. 5 windows on lst floor, the central with bracketed stone cill and stone architrave surround. 4 taller windows on ground floor. All windows with triple keystones. 6-Panel central door with plain fanlight in arched stone opening with moulded surround with stone doorcase of pilasters, broken cornice and broken pediment. Narrow side windows flanking doorway with stone surrounds, probably later insertic The house has C19 additions on south west side, and west front redone 1889. Earlier features inside: room to right of entrance has moulded beams and a large boss with arms of Henry Seward circa 1640. To right of main front remains of C17/C18 service wing only part wall of old stone flint and brick with C19 lean-to brick additions on west side.

Former stables of No 71 see under Nos 71A and 71B

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

Listing NGR: SU1414729168

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National Grid Reference: SU 14147 29170


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