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18, the Close, Salisbury

Description: 18, the Close

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 28 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 318986

OS Grid Reference: SU1447729668
OS Grid Coordinates: 414477, 129668
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0662, -1.7948

Location: N Walk, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 2EB

Locality: Salisbury
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP1 2EB

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Listing Text

No 18
SU 1429 NW 3/43 28.2.52.

Originally Common Hall of the Vicars Choral, early canonical house (bequeathed
1319-20) of which these are some remains. The front part of house recased
and heightened in the early C19. 3 storeys, stucco faced. Flat eaves to
hipped slate roof. Unsymnmetrical front with projecting L H wing. Entrance
below road level. 2 windows to upper floors. 1 window on ground floor and
6-panel door at R H with panelled reveals and doorcase of Doric pilasters
simplified entablature and moulded pediment. The R H part has 1 window 3
panes wide on second floor and 4 panes wide first and ground floors. All
windows have drip moulds. To rear early ruing 2 storeys tile hung with gable
end old tile roof, restored, mostly C16/Cl7 but the west wall has section
of original material, flint stone, rubble and diagonally set tiles. The wing
has some exposed beams 2 bays of roof structure with intact windbraces and
purlins, one collar.

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

Listing NGR: SU1447629669

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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