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Description: Close House
Date Listed: 20 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 323775
OS Grid Reference: SD8008063340
OS Grid Coordinates: 380080, 463340
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0656, -2.3058
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SD 86 SW
4/1 Close House
Farmhouse. Early Cl9 with C17 origins, and late Cl9 and early C20 alterations.
Rendered, stone dressings, hipped slate roof. Central staircase plan. 2 storeys
3 bays. Central entrance has engaged Tuscan columns, open pediment; 4 panel door
and round-headed fanlight with intersecting tracery. Left-hand ground floor window
has c1900 splayed surround; sashes with glazing bars. Right-hand ground floor early
C20 bay window; casements. 3 upper floor windows have plain surrounds, sashes
with glazing bars. Eaves cornice. Right of centre ridge stack, left- and right-hand
eaves stacks. Right-hand return is now Close House Cottage (q,v). At rear is C17
chamfered window with round-headed; leaded fixed light. Wing projecting from left-
hand return contains King post truss inscribed on the beam REF 1688. (R & E Faraday).
Listing NGR: SD8008063340
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Source: English Heritage
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