History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

The Close

A Grade II Listed Building in Biddestone, Wiltshire

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.4609 / 51°27'39"N

Longitude: -2.1978 / 2°11'52"W

OS Eastings: 386354

OS Northings: 173570

OS Grid: ST863735

Mapcode National: GBR 1R2.958

Mapcode Global: VH969.VJGX

Plus Code: 9C3VFR62+9V

Entry Name: The Close

Listing Date: 20 December 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022832

English Heritage Legacy ID: 317129

ID on this website: 101022832

Location: Biddestone, Wiltshire, SN14

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Biddestone

Built-Up Area: Biddestone

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: By Brook

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

Tagged with: Building

Find accommodation in


ST 8673
(north side)
9/39 The Close


House, C18 largely reconstructed 1924-9, squared coursed rubble
with stone tiled roofs. 2 storey and attic with one-and-a-half
storey east end range. Main range was a mid to late C18 farmhouse
with coped gables, ashlar end wall and ridge stacks and 3 hipped
dormers. Originally sash windowed, all openings altered 1924-9.
Five 2-light and one 3-light stone-mullion windows to first floor,
one 6-light, door, one 2-light and one 5-light mullion window
below. East end section, possibly of C17 origins has C20 dormer
gable with 3-light mullion window and hood over a door. East end
stack and original 2-light hollow moulded mullion windows with
hoods, one to each floor of east end. To rear of main range, a 2
storey wing with ridge stack. 2 storey C20 gabled porch on east
side. Some mullion windows in rear range and rear wall of main
house possibly original or reused.
Interior: In spine passage a panelled Perpendicular style archway
possibly reused.

Listing NGR: ST8635473570

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.