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Hungerford Chantry, Salisbury

Description: Hungerford Chantry

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 28 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 319030

OS Grid Reference: SU1420729738
OS Grid Coordinates: 414207, 129738
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0668, -1.7986

Location: Choristers Square, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 2EL

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

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Listing Text

No 54 (Hungerford Chantry)
SU 1429 NW 3/18 28.2.52.
Original house on site was residence of Constantine de Middeval (+1294), later
occupation by Cathedral Choristers. Assigned as Chantry by Lord Hungerford
on his death in 1459. 1st reference to present structure 1794. Mid to later
C18 building. 2 storeys and attic. Brick with raised string over 1st floor
windows. Plain parapet with stone coping and old tile roof. 5 windows with
moulded frames on 1st floor. 4 similar on ground floor and 6-panel central
door with architrave surround, plain frieze, moulded dentilled cornice and
Interior has good staircase with closed string, turned balusters, moulded
handrail. A newel turning service stair to rear. Ground floor west front
room has C17/C18 probably reset panelling, floor to ceiling, small dentil
cornice fluted pilasters. The fireplace in this room has 4 centred stone
arch chamfered, remains of original building? In outhouse to rear a section
of linen-fold panelling. In attic hall late C17 or early C18 panelling.

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

Listing NGR: SU1420629741

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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