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20, The Close

A Grade II* Listed Building in Salisbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.0661 / 51°3'58"N

Longitude: -1.796 / 1°47'45"W

OS Eastings: 414391

OS Northings: 129664

OS Grid: SU143296

Mapcode National: GBR 51F.2RJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 7649.D53

Plus Code: 9C3W3683+FJ

Entry Name: 20, The Close

Listing Date: 28 February 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023596

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318990

ID on this website: 101023596

Location: The Friary, Wiltshire, SP1

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Salisbury

Built-Up Area: Salisbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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1718 refronting of medieval building. 2 storey and attic. Brick on stone
plinth and with stone quoins and 1st floor string. Moulded wood eaves cornice,
gutter with lion head ornament and hipped old tile roof. All windows have
stone surrounds, 3 dormers, small sashes, with cornice. 5 windows 1st floor,
4 windows ground floor and 1840 stone porch in centre, with round headed side
lights. Banded piers, ebtaluature, 4 panel porch door with semi-circular
fanlight. Inner glazed and panelled door, semi-circular fanlight with looped
concentric glazing. Small 6 panel door with arched radiating and wreathed
fanlight in later early C19. 1 storey extension to left. 2 storey extension
to right with one window. Long rear wing 2 storey timber frame partly with
oversailing tile hung 1st floor with shaped tiles. Gable end old tile roof.
The west front of wing has medieval stonework flint rubble and tiles inset.
Irregular C18 and later windows, A large 4 centred chamfered stone archway
in present kitchen in this wing former carriageway on this part of house
was the stables of No 21 The Close qv, On west side a 2 storey red brick circa
1840 extension with 2 recessed sash windows and hipped slate roof.
Interior of 1718 block has good mid to later C18 staircase with open string,
turned balusters and moulded handrail swept up to newels.
The roof structure of early wing concealed but apparently has trusses with

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

Listing NGR: SU1439129664

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