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The Close, Biddestone

Description: The Close

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 317129

OS Grid Reference: ST8635073569
OS Grid Coordinates: 386350, 173569
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4609, -2.1979

Location: The Green, Biddestone, Wiltshire SN14 7DG

Locality: Biddestone
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN14 7DG

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Listing Text

ST 8673
(north side)
9/39 The Close


House, C18 largely reconstructed 1924-9, squared coursed rubble
with stone tiled roofs. 2 storey and attic with one-and-a-half
storey east end range. Main range was a mid to late C18 farmhouse
with coped gables, ashlar end wall and ridge stacks and 3 hipped
dormers. Originally sash windowed, all openings altered 1924-9.
Five 2-light and one 3-light stone-mullion windows to first floor,
one 6-light, door, one 2-light and one 5-light mullion window
below. East end section, possibly of C17 origins has C20 dormer
gable with 3-light mullion window and hood over a door. East end
stack and original 2-light hollow moulded mullion windows with
hoods, one to each floor of east end. To rear of main range, a 2
storey wing with ridge stack. 2 storey C20 gabled porch on east
side. Some mullion windows in rear range and rear wall of main
house possibly original or reused.
Interior: In spine passage a panelled Perpendicular style archway
possibly reused.

Listing NGR: ST8634173569

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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