Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1252153

Date first listed: 28-Feb-1952

Statutory Address: 17, THE CLOSE


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Statutory Address: 17, 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 14489 29669


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THE CLOSE 1. 1594 No 17 SU 1429 NW 3/44 28.2.52. II* 2. Documentary reference of 1442-43 but virtually rebuilt C16/17. Jacobean. 3 storeys red brick with stone bands between storeys, projecting flanking piers, one stuccoed, with ashlar quoins and cornice broken forward over. Deep moulded and coved eaves cornice. Hipped old tile roof. 2 4-light stone mullioned windows to second floor, 2 4-light stone mullioned and transomed windows on first floor and ground floor. Central Victorian neo-Jacobean doorway with stone pilasters, block imposts and keystone to arch, panelled stone frieze and cornice. The door is round headed and panelled. The rear north elevation has paired gables, mullioned and transomed windows and rectangular bays largely renewed. The floor levels to right hand are slightly higher than those on left. Interior: 2 turning and arched staircaces in both halves of building to rear, serving different levels. Curious mezzanine zoom or cupboard with window over garden entrance. To the front the whole of the first floor is one room with panelling, pilasters and frieze with geometrical arabesque and strapwork decoration. Plaster frieze with strapwork, figures and floral decoration. Thin ribbed celing with pendants. 4 centred arched fireplace flanked by carved wood pilasters and fluted tapering pilasters flanking panelled overmantel. The panelling does not always accord with plaster frieze and may have been reset. Panelled second floor room to rear.

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

Listing NGR: SU1448829675


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