The Close, Biddestone, Wiltshire, SN14 (Grade II)

The Close is a grade two (II) listed building in Biddestone, Wiltshire, SN14. It was first listed in 1960.

About The Close

BIDDESTONE THE GREEN ST 8673 (north side) 9/39 The Close 20.12.60

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.

Where is The Close?

The Close is located on The Green, in Biddestone, Wiltshire, SN14.

Key Facts

Grid ReferenceST8635473570
Easting, Northing386354.09, 173570.1019
Latitude, Longitude51.460938, -2.197808
Grade listingII (two)
English Heritage List Entry Number1022832
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