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Latitude: 51.0664 / 51°3'58"N
Longitude: -1.7978 / 1°47'51"W
OS Eastings: 414266
OS Northings: 129690
OS Grid: SU142296
Mapcode National: GBR 51F.295
Mapcode Global: FRA 7639.KFS
Entry Name: 38, the Close
Listing Date: 28 February 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1023610
English Heritage Legacy ID: 319019
Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1
Civil Parish: Salisbury
Built-Up Area: Salisbury
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
SU 1429 NW 3/27 28.2.52.
Cl6/C17 refaced early C18. 2 storeys and attic. Painted brick on projecting
plinth. Moulded and bracketed wood eaves cornice. Hipped old tile roof.
2 dormers with moulded cornices and leaded casements. 3 windows (formerly
4, one over door now blocked) with architrave frames and central angular bay
window with plain frieze and delicate dentilled cornice on lst floor. 4 windows -
with moulded frames and panelled shutters on ground floor and late C18 6-panel
door to right hand of centre, good knocker, with guilloche ornament to head
of frame, stilted rectangular fanlight of radiating curved and wreathed pattern,
and wood doorcase of semi-engaged fluted Doric columns, frieze with key pattern
and cornet wreath ornament, and moulded cornice with leaf enrichment to bed
mould and cyma, panelled and enriched soffit to entablature. 2-storey similar
stable block to left hand with moulded and coved cornice, irregular windows
and doors. Blocked segmental arched carriageway. Interior: ground floor
room left has good C18 fielded panelling, door frame of pilasters bolection
cornice over. Corner fireplace marble surround. On 1st floor landing a large
mid C17 wall painting, a hunting scene attributed to Edward Pierce. Some
of earlier roof structure visible in attics, truss with collar and part of
principal, remains of trusses and tie beams, mostly concealed. The rear garden
elevation shows earlier part with 2 gables and narrow projecting gabled bay.
C19 fenestration but one leaded casement.
All the listed buildings in the Close form an outstanding group.
Listing NGR: SU1426529688
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