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Fovant House

A Grade II Listed Building in Fovant, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0647 / 51°3'52"N

Longitude: -2.0066 / 2°0'23"W

OS Eastings: 399634

OS Northings: 129480

OS Grid: ST996294

Mapcode National: GBR 2YH.3JC

Mapcode Global: FRA 66P9.N2H

Entry Name: Fovant House

Listing Date: 23 March 1960

Last Amended: 17 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199231

English Heritage Legacy ID: 320761

Location: Fovant, Wiltshire, SP3

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Fovant

Built-Up Area: Fovant

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Fovant St George

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text



ST 92 NE FOVANT CHURCH LANE
(west side)

3/175 Fovant House
(formerly listed as
The Old Rectory with
23.3.60 outbuildings)

GV II


Rectory, now detached house. C17, rebuilt late C18. Dressed
limestone, tiled roof, gable end stone stacks with moulded
cappings, coped verges. L-plan. Two-storey, 5-window symmetrical
front. Central door with 6 fielded panels with semi-circular
fanlight in pedimented porch with engaged Tuscan columns, 12-pane
sash either side. First floor has central Venetian window with
sashes and 12-pane sashes either side. Left return has French
windows with transom light. C20 twelve-pane sash to first floor,
2-storey rear wing to left has 2-light and 3-light casements,
hipped roof. Right return is windowless, but to right is 2-
storey rear wing with casements. Rear wing to right consists of
two parallel ranges, long range to left has casements and one 3-
light mullioned casement with elliptical-headed lights and cusped
spandrels. Interior partly inaccessible at time of survey (April
1986), but front late C18 range has doors with 6 fielded panels in
moulded architraves, rear stair hall has fluted pilasters, open
well stairs with cast-iron rod balusters and wreathed handrail.


Listing NGR: ST9963429480

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