LONG CLOSE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1355692
Date first listed:
23-Mar-1960
Statutory Address:
LONG CLOSE HOUSE, LONG CLOSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
LONG CLOSE HOUSE, LONG CLOSE

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Downton
National Grid Reference:
SU 17211 21573

Details

DOWNTON LONG CLOSE SU 1721 (south side) 5/105 Long Close House 23/3/60

II

Detached house. Mid C17, north addition c.1840, south side rebuilt c.1890. Plastered chalk, English bond brick to rear, Welsh slate roof, brick stacks. C17 range with paralled C19 addition and bay to east. 2-storey, 5 window front. 6-panelled door in panelled reveals with fanlight and porch to left, to left is 3-light 8-pane sash with keystone, to either side is single 8-pane sash and to right are two 3-light sashes and a 6-panelled door in beaded case with flat wooden hood on cast-iron brackets. Facade divided by pilasters and plat band to first floor. First floor has three 2- light casements and a single 4-pane sash and a pair of sashes. Left return has fixed window to first floor. Rear is in English bond brick, three 2-storey canted bays with segmental-headed sashes and hipped slate roofs, between are 2-light casements and 16-pane flush sashes. Interior has good mid C19 stairs in front extension with barley- twist carved balusters, wood panelled ceiling. Rear range has chamfered beams with ogee and jewelled stops. Reset early C17 fireplace surround in east room had arabesque carving, probably from the Market Place, Salisbury. First floor has some partly exposed timber-framed partition. Attached to east gable is late C19 glass conservatory with round-arched leaded windows, fan-laid mosaic floor and cresting to roof; by Messenger and Company of Loughborough, named on door handle. (Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury)

Listing NGR: SU1721121573

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
319664
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/05391/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter J Ellis. Source Historic England Archive
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