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The Close

A Grade II Listed Building in Biddestone, Wiltshire

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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

Entry Name: The Close

Listing Date: 20 December 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022832

English Heritage Legacy ID: 317129

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

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Listing Text

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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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