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Close Gate

A Grade II* Listed Building in Salisbury, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0671 / 51°4'1"N

Longitude: -1.7973 / 1°47'50"W

OS Eastings: 414297

OS Northings: 129774

OS Grid: SU142297

Mapcode National: GBR 51F.2D6

Mapcode Global: FRA 7639.KLY

Entry Name: Close Gate

Listing Date: 28 February 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1260032

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319188

Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Salisbury

Built-Up Area: Salisbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Salisbury St Thomas and St Edmund

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

HIGH STREET
1.
1594 (East Side)
No 47 (Close Gate)
SU 1429 NW 3/88 28.2.52.
II* GV
2,
Access through carriageway in No 49 the High Street qv.
Mid C18. 3 storey. Brick with plain lst floor string, moulded 2nd floor
string, chamfered brick quoins, and wide flat eaves with pairs of cut brackets.
Hipped old tile roof. 6 windows (2 false on 2nd floor) to upper floor.
6-Panel central door in plain frame with doric doorcase, heavy scroll bracketed
frieze and moulded pediment. Early Cl9 wrought iron lamp on bracket over door.
4 ground floor windows (spacing altered) and modern half octagon bay to right
hand spoiling symmetry of design. Small service door left hand and 2-storey
stable extension with tile hung upper part and one window.
Interior: the hall has a fine screen of 3 bays with Ionic pilasters applied
to 4 centred arcading with keystones. Closed string staircase with twisted
balusters, panelled newels. Fine drawing room, fully panelled above skirting
and dado cornice cove enriched with anthemion and palmette motifs. Good fireplace
mirror above with fruit carving to frame and broken pediment over with urn
and carved garlands. Elaborate rococo stucco work ceiling with garlands swags,
shells and shaped centre panel. Pedimented doorcase.

Nos 37 to 51 (odd) form a group with Nos 50 to 58 (even) & No 64.

Listing NGR: SU1429729774

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