In comparison to the other inns and hotels in the town The Close is a very new member of the group, yet it s probably one of the oldest houses in the town dating from before 1594. For many years the home of the Paul, Balfour and Morrison-Bell families. More research will be done on this as a residential home later.
December for sale with agent Knight,Frank and Rutley along with Close Farm [Newspaper]
for sale with local agent for £13750 [Newspaper]
photographed by Dr Andrews with sign offering teas, morning coffee and homemade cakes
Peggy and John Hastings
new Georgian restaurant overlooking walled garden; 10 bedrooms; John & Peggy Hastings [advert in Cotswold Life magazine]
family hotel [advert in Cotswold Life magazine]
January - damaged by fire [advert in Cotswold Life magazine]
reopened with 11 bedrooms all ensuite [advert in Cotswold Life magazine]
redevelopment to include new bedrooms and conference facilities. These were to be developed from the old school house and Baptist chapel in the grounds.
Cotswold District Council planning permission granted for change of use from residential to hotel [Cotswold District Council planning applications website]
plans for remodelling granted by planning committee [Cotswold District Council planning applications website]
sold to small local chain of hotels