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Latitude: 51.0589 / 51°3'32"N
Longitude: -1.3107 / 1°18'38"W
OS Eastings: 448403
OS Northings: 129068
OS Grid: SU484290
Mapcode National: GBR 861.KG0
Mapcode Global: FRA 864B.35Z
Entry Name: Wolvesey Palace
Listing Date: 24 March 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1095510
English Heritage Legacy ID: 144496
Location: Winchester, Hampshire, SO23
Electoral Ward/Division: St Michael
Built-Up Area: Winchester
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
1833 THE CLOSE
SU 4829 SW 6/41 24.3.50.
Bishop's residence, 1684. Sir C Wren for Bishop George Morley. (See
Wren Society: Vol. VII, p. 16) East wing pulled down 1781. 2 storeys
and attic. Stone ashlar with string at 1st floor level, elaborate and
bold bracketed stone cornice. Old tile roof, with stone chimney stacks.
Garden front has 11 windows, 10 dormers. Central door with bayed pediment
on rusticated Ionic piers. Coat of Arms over door. Entrance front has
5 windows in central pert and 3 dormers. Projecting south wing 3 windows
and 3 dormers. Central door, with moulded architrave and flat hood on
carved brackets. All windows mullioned and transomed, lead casements
segmental headed. The north wing consists of the chapel of Wolvesey Castle
(qv). C15 but probably incorporating older work. Five-light east wind+,
three three-light south windows, all Perpendicular. Doorways and west
gallery of circa 1684.
All listed buildings in The Close form a group.
Listing NGR: SU4814229184
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