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Fovant House, Fovant

Description: Fovant House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 March 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 320761

OS Grid Reference: ST9963429480
OS Grid Coordinates: 399634, 129480
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0647, -2.0066

Location: Church Lane, Fovant, Wiltshire SP3 5LA

Locality: Fovant
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP3 5LA

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Listing Text

(west side)

3/175 Fovant House
(formerly listed as
The Old Rectory with
23.3.60 outbuildings)


Rectory, now detached house. C17, rebuilt late C18. Dressed
limestone, tiled roof, gable end stone stacks with moulded
cappings, coped verges. L-plan. Two-storey, 5-window symmetrical
front. Central door with 6 fielded panels with semi-circular
fanlight in pedimented porch with engaged Tuscan columns, 12-pane
sash either side. First floor has central Venetian window with
sashes and 12-pane sashes either side. Left return has French
windows with transom light. C20 twelve-pane sash to first floor,
2-storey rear wing to left has 2-light and 3-light casements,
hipped roof. Right return is windowless, but to right is 2-
storey rear wing with casements. Rear wing to right consists of
two parallel ranges, long range to left has casements and one 3-
light mullioned casement with elliptical-headed lights and cusped
spandrels. Interior partly inaccessible at time of survey (April
1986), but front late C18 range has doors with 6 fielded panels in
moulded architraves, rear stair hall has fluted pilasters, open
well stairs with cast-iron rod balusters and wreathed handrail.

Listing NGR: ST9963429480

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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