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The Close

A Grade II Listed Building in Allington, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.1462 / 51°8'46"N

Longitude: -1.7142 / 1°42'51"W

OS Eastings: 420089

OS Northings: 138583

OS Grid: SU200385

Mapcode National: GBR 50K.5FK

Mapcode Global: VHC31.7GM6

Plus Code: 9C3W47WP+F8

Entry Name: The Close

Listing Date: 18 February 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355653

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319908

ID on this website: 101355653

Location: Boscombe, Wiltshire, SP4

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Allington

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Allington with Boscombe St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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SU 23 NW
4/10 The Close

House. Later C17 and c.1800. Flint and brick with tiled roof.
Two storeys and attics. Probably originally a central hall bay
with service room to left and cross parlour wing on right, outshut
added to centre c.1800 and front elevation rebuilt in 3 stages.
Entrance 6-panelled door, the upper panels glazed, under wood
Tuscan portico of c.1800. Various timber casement windows with
leaded glazing. Two dormers to front, one to rear. Roof hipped,
and swept down over outshut to rear.
Interior: Centre bay has double ovolo moulded spine beam, with
single ovolo beam to right bay, now kitchen, with added gable stack
of c.1800. Bar chamfer stops to left bay, formerly service room,
now drawing room. Stair in outshut has bulbous newels and shaped
balusters. Timber framed partitions to upper floor and C17 stair
to attic with wavy splat balusters. Double purlin roof, lower
butt, and upper clasped.
(RCHM survey).

Listing NGR: SU2008938583

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