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18, the Close

A Grade II* Listed Building in Salisbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.0662 / 51°3'58"N

Longitude: -1.7948 / 1°47'41"W

OS Eastings: 414477

OS Northings: 129669

OS Grid: SU144296

Mapcode National: GBR 51F.32P

Mapcode Global: FRA 7649.DMC

Entry Name: 18, the Close

Listing Date: 28 February 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023594

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318986

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

No 18
SU 1429 NW 3/43 28.2.52.

Originally Common Hall of the Vicars Choral, early canonical house (bequeathed
1319-20) of which these are some remains. The front part of house recased
and heightened in the early C19. 3 storeys, stucco faced. Flat eaves to
hipped slate roof. Unsymnmetrical front with projecting L H wing. Entrance
below road level. 2 windows to upper floors. 1 window on ground floor and
6-panel door at R H with panelled reveals and doorcase of Doric pilasters
simplified entablature and moulded pediment. The R H part has 1 window 3
panes wide on second floor and 4 panes wide first and ground floors. All
windows have drip moulds. To rear early ruing 2 storeys tile hung with gable
end old tile roof, restored, mostly C16/Cl7 but the west wall has section
of original material, flint stone, rubble and diagonally set tiles. The wing
has some exposed beams 2 bays of roof structure with intact windbraces and
purlins, one collar.

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

Listing NGR: SU1447629669

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