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Stone Gate Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Fonthill Gifford, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0752 / 51°4'30"N

Longitude: -2.1306 / 2°7'50"W

OS Eastings: 390947

OS Northings: 130660

OS Grid: ST909306

Mapcode National: GBR 1WT.G54

Mapcode Global: FRA 66F8.V2R

Entry Name: Stone Gate Lodge

Listing Date: 6 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1146091

English Heritage Legacy ID: 320879

Location: Fonthill Gifford, Wiltshire, SP3

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Fonthill Gifford

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Fonthill Gifford Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

FONTHILL GIFFORD FONTHILL ABBEY WOOD
ST 93 SW (west side)

1/90 Stone Gate Lodge

GV II

Lodge at entrance to Great Western Avenue of Old Fonthill Abbey.
1860 on datestone, for the Marquess of Westminster. English bond
red brick with yellow brick banded decoration and dressings, gabled
tiled roof, diagonally-set brick stacks. Cross plan with gabled
wings. Single storey and attic, one window to each wing. Gabled
timber and brick porch with planked door in angle between two
wings, wing to right has 3-light canted bay with casements to
ground floor, heraldic arms and date on carved stone tablet over.
Wing to left has small 2-light bay with blocked arrow loop over,
left return has lean-to extensions and polygonal projecting bread
oven with tiled roof, gabled dormer to attic. Roof on deep eaves
and gables with moulded barge boards. Interior not inspected. One
of a pair of lodges to Fonthill Abbey Wood, the other being West
Gate Lodge (q.v. West Tisbury), for the Marquess of Westminster
following the building of Fonthill Abbey by William Burn 1846-52.
Probably built on or near the site of William Beckford's main
entrance to Old Fonthill Abbey.
(N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, Wiltshire, 1975)


Listing NGR: ST9094730660

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