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Braybrooke House, Salisbury

Description: Braybrooke House

Grade: I
Date Listed: 28 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 319041

OS Grid Reference: SU1413529697
OS Grid Coordinates: 414135, 129697
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0664, -1.7996

Location: Choristers Square, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 2EG

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

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Listing Text

Nos 57, 57A and 57B
(Braybrooke House)
SU 1429 NW 3/14 (Formerly listed as
Choir School House)
This was the master's house of the former Chorister's School No 56c qv and
the residence of Canon Alexander de Hemingsby. Originally Nos 56c and 57 were
one building. C15/Cl4 refronted early C18. 2 storeys and attic. Brick with
stone quoins and first floor string. Moulded and coved cornice. Old tile
roof. 2 hipped dormers with lead casements. 5 windows with architrave frames
on first floor. 4 similar windows on ground floor and 6-Panel central door
with pediment hood on large carved scroll brackets with acanthus leaf ornament.
Tho earlier structure survives to rear. 2 storeys flint and stone rubble,
some tile herringbone. Later additions and restorations. 2 large tile hung
gables. Pointed arched stone framed window. 2 external chimney stacks of
flint rubble. C18 staircase and 2 front rooms one with panelling the other
with Rococo stucco work in alcove arch. Remains of timber framework to earlier

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

Listing NGR: SU1415029701

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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