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Tisbury Lodge with Gates and Gate Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Fonthill Gifford, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

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

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

1/89 Tisbury Lodge with gates
and gate piers

GV II

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
1901)


Listing NGR: ST9304030999

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