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Tisbury Lodge with Gates and Gate Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Fonthill Gifford, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.0783 / 51°4'41"N

Longitude: -2.1007 / 2°6'2"W

OS Eastings: 393040

OS Northings: 130999

OS Grid: ST930309

Mapcode National: GBR 2Y5.9QP

Mapcode Global: FRA 66H8.FG5

Entry Name: Tisbury Lodge with Gates and Gate Piers

Listing Date: 6 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1300419

English Heritage Legacy ID: 320878

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

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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