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Faulston House, Bishopstone

Description: Faulston House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 March 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 320639

OS Grid Reference: SU0726125649
OS Grid Coordinates: 407261, 125649
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0302, -1.8978

Location: Mill Lane, Bishopstone, Wiltshire SP5 4BQ

Locality: Bishopstone
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP5 4BQ

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Listing Text

(north side)

5/53 Faulston House



Detached house. C17, rebuilt c1800. Dressed limestone front with
some banded flint and stone to left return, 2-span tiled hipped
roof with gable end brick stacks to front range and axial stack
with C17 bricks to rear range. Parallel range plan. Two-storey,
3-window south front. Central 6-panelled door in reeded architrave
with paterae and flat wooden hood on brackets, 12-pane sash either
side in recessed stone architraves. Two plat bands across first
floor; three 12-pane sashes in recessed architraves. Attached to
right is C19 dressed stone lean-to extension with sash. Left
return has blocked mullioned window and 3-light recessed chamfered
mullioned casements with dripstones to left, rear range. Rear
range has three 3-light recessed chamfered mullioned casements to
ground and first floor to rear left, straight joint to centre with
C19 porch with 6-panelled door and casements to right.
Interior has entrance hall with open well stairs with stick
balusters and wreathed handrail, doors with 2, 4 or 6 fielded
panels in moulded architraves. Classical fireplace surrounds and
one bolection moulded fireplace in morning room. Thick dressed
limestone wall between kitchen and rest of house probably a former
external wall, but original form of house not evident. This house
on site of late medieval house with moated enclosure, referred to
by John Aubrey, Natural History of Wiltshire, 1847.

Listing NGR: SU0726125649

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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