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The Old Rectory, Fonthill Bishop

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 January 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 320867

OS Grid Reference: ST9343532965
OS Grid Coordinates: 393435, 132965
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0960, -2.0951

Location: B3089, Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire SP3 5SF

Locality: Fonthill Bishop
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP3 5SF

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Listing Text

In the entry for
1/80 (off North Side)

The Rectory
(formerly listed as
The Old Rectory)


the address shall be amended to read

(off North Side)
The Old Rectory

(off north side)

1/80 The Rectory
(formerly listed as The Old
6.1.66 Rectory)


Rectory, now private detached house. Late C17, front range added
late C18. Dressed limestone, double Roman tiled half-hipped roof
with gable end brick stacks. T-plan with C17 range to rear. Two-
storey, 3-window south front; sashes. Central 6-panelled door
with Ionic pilasters to flat wooden hood, 16-pane sash either side.
First floor has three 12-pane sashes. Left return has C19 two-
light casement to ground floor. Right return has C19 canted bay
with 12-pane fixed window, 16-pane sash to first floor. Rear wing
to east altered C20; half-glazed door, and C20 mullioned casement
to ground floor and 3-light casements to first floor, rear gable
has 3-light ovolo-mullioned casement with dripstone and 3-light
casement to first floor. Parallel rear wing to west side has 2-
light and 3-light casements, attached C20 flat roofed extension.
Interior not accessible at time of survey (November 1985), but said
to have stairs with two turned balusters per tread, moulded and
wreathed handrail, fireplace with reeded surround and rosettes in
left room, room to right has fireplace with Adam-style ornament.

Listing NGR: ST9343632962

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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