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Theological College

A Grade I Listed Building in Salisbury, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0662 / 51°3'58"N

Longitude: -1.7954 / 1°47'43"W

OS Eastings: 414435

OS Northings: 129671

OS Grid: SU144296

Mapcode National: GBR 51F.2WW

Mapcode Global: FRA 7649.DDS

Entry Name: Theological College

Listing Date: 28 February 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023595

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318988

Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Salisbury

Built-Up Area: Salisbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Listing Text

THE CLOSE
1.
1594 No 19
(Theological College)
SU 1429 NW 3/42 28.2.52.
I GV
2.
Late C17. 2 storey and attic. A symmetrical front with flanking slightly
projecting wings. Brick on stone capped projecting plinth. Chamfered stone
quoins, moulded stone string at first floor level. Moulded bracketed wood
cornice on stone bed mould. Hipped old tile roof. Each wing has one dormer
and 2 windows. The central part has 3 dormers, 5 windows on first floor,
4 windows on ground floor and 6-panel (top panel glazed) central door in eaved
architrave surround, with doorcase of panelled pilasters capped with carved
scroll brackets moulded string broken over brackets, bolection mould between
architrave and string. Plain frieze and richly carved (acanthus pattern)
brackets supporting flat moulded hood enriched with egg-and- tongue bed mould.
The interior has panelled entrance hall. Good staircase with plain closed
string, twisted balusters, Adjoining to the east flint rubble chapel with
stone dressings by Butterfield 1881, Incongruous design with octagonal turret
with stone upper part and short spire. Single and 2 light cusped windows
and projecting gabled bay carried up through eaves. To the rear on east side
is an L shape residential block of similar style and date, no doubt also by
Butterfield. Flint rubble with brick bands, attic floor rendered with applied
studding. Gable end tiled roof. Gabled dormers. Irregularly spaced thin
stone buttresses to walls. Narrow single and paired sash windows. East end
of north wing has hipped roof with finial. 3 storey canted hipped roof superimpose
bay windows facing south.

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Listing NGR: SU1442429709

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