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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: THE CLOSE

List entry Number: 1024470

Location

THE CLOSE, FORGE LANE

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

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Farnborough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Apr-1986

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 305602

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

FARNBOROUGH FORGE LANE

SP4349 (North side) 16/27 The Close

- II

House. 1615; possibly earlier origins; altered late C19/C20. Early C20 rear wing. Coursed squared ironstone; part of back wall rebuilt in brick. Slate roof has coped gable parapets, on left with moulded kneelers; C20 brick end stacks. 3-unit plan, extended to T-plan. 2 storeys; 4-window range. C20 half-glazed door in second bay. Stone cavetto moulded mullioned windows with hood moulds, to left and above door, on ground floor of 4 lights, on first floor of 3 lights. To right, ground floor has C19 three-light windows with horizontal glazing bar, and small central window with glazing bars. First floor has large 4-light C19 window on left and C20 two-light window on right, with horizontal glazing bars. Wood lintels to most openings. 3-light mullioned window to rear. Rear wing has 3-light chamfered stone mullioned windows. Interior: good early C17 staircase has shaped splat balusters, moulded hand rail and newel posts with shaped finials. Room to left has fine moulded Tudor arch stone fireplace with sunk spandrels and chamfered jambs. 8-panelled linenfold door, with linenfold panelling. Kitchen has small built-in cupboard with early C17 panelled door with 2 jewel mouldings. First floor room on left has open fireplace with stop-chamfered bressumer, and early C17 panelled dado to one wall.

Listing NGR: SP4321049747

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National Grid Reference: SP 43210 49747

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