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Fonthill Gifford, Tisbury

Description: Fonthill Gifford

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 321040

OS Grid Reference: ST9315131153
OS Grid Coordinates: 393151, 131153
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0797, -2.0991

Location: Hindon Lane, Tisbury, Wiltshire SP3 6PZ

Locality: Tisbury
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP3 6PZ

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Listing Text

ST 93 SW (east side)

1/250 No 74 Fonthill Gifford


Estate cottage. 1862 for Alfred Morrison. Dressed limestone to
ground floor with timber-framing to first floor, thatched gabled
roof with diagonally-set or square brick stacks. Single storey and
attic, 1 window, to north. Entrance to left return with half-
glazed door, 2-light mullioned casement and projecting bread oven
to left, jettied upper floor has 3-light leaded casement, partly
tile-hung. Front has 4-light leaded casement to left, 2-storey
stone and timber-framed bay to right has mullioned leaded casement
to ground floor and wooden casement to first floor, external stone
stack to right has stone tablet with initials AM and date 1862.
Cross wing to right has 3-light mullioned casement to ground floor,
right return has tile-hung gablet and single chamfered casements to
ground floor of main range.
Interior has blocked open fireplace. Included as a good early
example of Vernacular Revival in estate building; the style
strongly suggests that this may be by G. Devey.

Listing NGR: ST9315131153

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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