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9, the Close

A Grade II* Listed Building in Salisbury, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0658 / 51°3'56"N

Longitude: -1.7952 / 1°47'42"W

OS Eastings: 414448

OS Northings: 129630

OS Grid: SU144296

Mapcode National: GBR 51F.2Z6

Mapcode Global: FRA 7649.DH4

Entry Name: 9, the Close

Listing Date: 28 February 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355833

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318968

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 9

SU 1429 NW 3/53 28.2.52.
II* GV
2.
Later C18 refacing of C17 building. 2 storeys and attic, red brick. North
entrance front has projecting plinth and 1st floor string. Wide brick rusticated
quoins colourwashed. Hipped old tile roof with 3 hipped dormers. Small moulded
eaves cornice. 5 windows, centre tripartite on 1st floor. 4 on ground floor,
symmetrical front: flush architrave framed sashes, glazing bars intact, flat
rubber arched, 6 panel shutters to ground floor windows. Central entrance
with door of 6 fielded panels with panelled frame and large arched fanlight
of concentric and radiating glazing pattern. Doric porch of stone columns,
painted pilasters on wall face, and painted entablature with dentil cornice
each side supporting open segmental dentil and moulded pediment hood. West
front - colourwashed stucco. Old tile roof one leaded dormer casement.
Projecting left hand wing similar design to north front with 1 window on 1st
floor and early Cl9 8-light mullioned and transomed window with French casements
and large sliding shutters on ground floor. Remainder has 2 windows on 1st
floor, one window (C19 and glazed door on ground floor.
In the kitchen and hall, panelling from the former Cathedral choir stalls
probably designed by Wren for Bishop Seth Ward. Hall has some mid C18 panelling
with open pediments supported by Corinthian pilasters. Stair entrance later
C17 with 2 arches and rusticated square pillar. Staircase later C17, closed
stringtring, posts with vases. One room has good Rococo stucco ceiling.
The roof line of wing to rear is extended over No 8 The Close qv.

All the listed buildings in the Close form an outstanding group.


Listing NGR: SU1444629630

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