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Statutory Address:

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

Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 14116 29644


THE CLOSE 1. 1594 No 59 (Arundells) SU 1429 NW 3/12 28.2.52. II* GV 2. Originally a canonical house largely rebuilt in late Cl7 by Sir Richard Mompesson. Rain water head dated 1699, Set well back from the West Walk. East front: 2 storeys and attic. Ashlar stone with first floor string and plinth. Hipped old tile roof with moulded and bracketed wood cornice. 2 hipped dormers with small sashes. Symmetrical fenestration. 5 windows first floor, 4 on ground floor, sashes, glazing bars restored in moulded frames. Central door of 6 fielded panels with stone architrave surround and moulded stone pediment on console brackets. Similar 4 bay south front. The west front shows part of earlier structure with gabled section with flintwork and hipped roof to wing. Cl4 cusped headed 2 light window on first floor. Interior has full height C18 panelling to drawing room. Early C18 stair with closed string, turned balusters, square section panelled capped newels. Service stair with reset C17 panelling as dado. The rear hipped roof wing has 2 trusses and wall posts.

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

Listing NGR: SU1411629644


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 04 Mar 2006
Reference: IOE01/14698/31
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Read. Source Historic England Archive
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