The Close

Salisbury The Houses of the Close (London: Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England, 1993).

Clear introduction recapitulates information presented in Vol. I, 1980, then discusses the occupants of the Close and general features of the buildings. A detailed inventory of individual buildings follows. Illustrations and plans are integrated with the text.


Nikolaus Pevsner, Wiltshire , from The Buildings of England (Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books Ltd., 1975).


Roger Croft, Salisbury Cathedral Close Guide (Salisbury: Close Publication, 1997).

Fine color pictures of a selection of the houses of the Close with a brief text.