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Description: Tisbury Lodge with Gates and Gate Piers
Date Listed: 6 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 320878
OS Grid Reference: ST9304030999
OS Grid Coordinates: 393040, 130999
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0783, -2.1007
FONTHILL GIFFORD FONTHILL ABBEY WOOD
ST 93 SW (south side)
1/89 Tisbury Lodge with gates
and gate piers
Lodge to Fonthill Abbey. 1860 by William Burn for Marquess of
Westminster. Limestone ashlar, Welsh slate roof with coped verges,
ashlar stacks. L-plan. Scottish baronial style to match Fonthill
Abbey, also by Burn and demolished 1955. Single storey and attic,
two sashes. C20 timber porch attached to stone porch with 4-pane
sash, to right is cylindrical tower with narrow round-headed lights
and conical roof with corbelled eaves and finial. Left return
facing drive has canted bay with 6-pane and 4-pane sashes, 6-pane
sash to first floor with carved heraldic arms of Marquess of
Westminster. Rear has 1960's lean-to extension with sashes, to
left is 2-storey wing with sashes. All sashes in roll-moulded
architraves with rounded corners.
Interior of porch retains original planked front door with
ornamental hinges, stair turret with stone newel staircase.
Attached to left are 2 pairs of square limestone gate piers with
obelisk or ball finials and wrought-iron scrolled gates, dwarf
walls either side.
(NMR: drawings by Burn dated 1860; Country Life, 28th December
Listing NGR: ST9304030999
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Source: English Heritage
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