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The Close

A Grade II Listed Building in Farnborough, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1443 / 52°8'39"N

Longitude: -1.37 / 1°22'11"W

OS Eastings: 443210

OS Northings: 249747

OS Grid: SP432497

Mapcode National: GBR 7RT.GH2

Mapcode Global: VHCVV.6CMH

Entry Name: The Close

Listing Date: 21 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024470

English Heritage Legacy ID: 305602

Location: Farnborough, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, OX17

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Farnborough

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Farnborough St Botolph

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

FARNBOROUGH FORGE LANE

SP4349 (North side)
16/27 The Close

- II

House. 1615; possibly earlier origins; altered late C19/C20. Early C20 rear
wing. Coursed squared ironstone; part of back wall rebuilt in brick. Slate roof
has coped gable parapets, on left with moulded kneelers; C20 brick end stacks.
3-unit plan, extended to T-plan. 2 storeys; 4-window range. C20 half-glazed door
in second bay. Stone cavetto moulded mullioned windows with hood moulds, to left
and above door, on ground floor of 4 lights, on first floor of 3 lights. To
right, ground floor has C19 three-light windows with horizontal glazing bar, and
small central window with glazing bars. First floor has large 4-light C19 window
on left and C20 two-light window on right, with horizontal glazing bars. Wood
lintels to most openings. 3-light mullioned window to rear. Rear wing has
3-light chamfered stone mullioned windows. Interior: good early C17 staircase
has shaped splat balusters, moulded hand rail and newel posts with shaped
finials. Room to left has fine moulded Tudor arch stone fireplace with sunk
spandrels and chamfered jambs. 8-panelled linenfold door, with linenfold
panelling. Kitchen has small built-in cupboard with early C17 panelled door with
2 jewel mouldings. First floor room on left has open fireplace with
stop-chamfered bressumer, and early C17 panelled dado to one wall.


Listing NGR: SP4321049747

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