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Description: Upper Close
Date Listed: 18 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 321554
OS Grid Reference: SU0775140740
OS Grid Coordinates: 407751, 140740
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1659, -1.8905
WINTERBOURNE STOKE VILLAGE CENTRE
SU 04 SE
4/274 Upper Close
House in own grounds. Early C19. Smooth rendering, painted; slate low-pitched
roof with lead hips and dressings. A large compact square block with asymmetrically
placed projecting wing to south, towards the church; a one storey painted brick
unit to the north returns with a hipped end to enclose a small paired service court-
yard. Entrance front, 3 two storeys, 3 windows: at ground floor 2 large 25-pane
sashes flank a projecting porch with 'tent' roof, panelled door to fanlight in
pilasters and on four steps, pilasters frame front and returns of porch. At first
floor a central 16-pane sash flanked by 12-pane sashes. Right return had projecting
wing with canted bay with horizontal bar fenestration below a 12-pane sash and to
its right are 2 French doors below two 12-pane sashes. Left return has varied
fenestration including 4 sashes and a 6-panel door. The stack is external on this
front, raised in brick; two further brick stacks at eaves. Deep projecting eaves
with plain soffit. Ground floor windows have panelled shutters, interior not
inspected. A grand house, unchanged externally except for French doors to south.
Listing NGR: SU0775140740
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Source: English Heritage
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