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33 and 34, the Ring

A Grade II Listed Building in Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.098 / 51°5'52"N

Longitude: -2.0921 / 2°5'31"W

OS Eastings: 393643

OS Northings: 133194

OS Grid: ST936331

Mapcode National: GBR 2XZ.5VT

Mapcode Global: FRA 66H7.4R4

Entry Name: 33 and 34, the Ring

Listing Date: 6 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183777

English Heritage Legacy ID: 320866

Location: Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, SP3

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Fonthill Bishop

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Fonthill Bishop with Berwick St Leonard All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

FONTHILL BISHOP THE RING
ST 93 SW (west side)

1/79 Nos 33 and 34

GV II

Farmhouse, now two cottages. Early C18, altered C20. Dressed
limestone, concrete tiled roof, gable end brick stacks and coped
verges. L-plan. Three-storey, 3-window; casements. Central 4-
panelled door with depressed Tudor-arched stone case with carved
spandrels and William Baker inscribed on oval lintel plaque, 3-
light ovolo-mullioned casement either side. First floor has 3-
light ovolo-mullioned casement either side of 2-light ovolo-
mullioned casement. Second floor or attic has three 2-light
chamfered mullioned casements with leaded lights. Right return has
2-light ovolo-mullioned casement to ground floor and first floor
with C20 casement also to first and single ovolo-moulded casement
to attic. Left return has 4-panelled door with blocked chamfered
light to right, 3-light mullioned casement to left and 2-light
mullioned casement to first floor and to attic. Rear has wing with
attached C20 flat roofed extension to left. Interior not
accessible at time of survey (November (1985). Formerly known as
Baker's Farmhouse; William Baker was an important freeholder here
in mid C18 and farm remained in Baker family until bought by
William Beckford in 1796.
(V.C.H. Wiltshire, Vol II, 1980)


Listing NGR: ST9363533178

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