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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.096 / 51°5'45"N

Longitude: -2.0951 / 2°5'42"W

OS Eastings: 393435

OS Northings: 132965

OS Grid: ST934329

Mapcode National: GBR 2XZ.C3F

Mapcode Global: FRA 66H7.3LK

Plus Code: 9C3V3WW3+9X

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 6 January 1966

Last Amended: 9 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1146086

English Heritage Legacy ID: 320867

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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In the entry for
1/80 (off North Side)

The Rectory
(formerly listed as
The Old Rectory)


the address shall be amended to read

(off North Side)
The Old Rectory

(off north side)

1/80 The Rectory
(formerly listed as The Old
6.1.66 Rectory)


Rectory, now private detached house. Late C17, front range added
late C18. Dressed limestone, double Roman tiled half-hipped roof
with gable end brick stacks. T-plan with C17 range to rear. Two-
storey, 3-window south front; sashes. Central 6-panelled door
with Ionic pilasters to flat wooden hood, 16-pane sash either side.
First floor has three 12-pane sashes. Left return has C19 two-
light casement to ground floor. Right return has C19 canted bay
with 12-pane fixed window, 16-pane sash to first floor. Rear wing
to east altered C20; half-glazed door, and C20 mullioned casement
to ground floor and 3-light casements to first floor, rear gable
has 3-light ovolo-mullioned casement with dripstone and 3-light
casement to first floor. Parallel rear wing to west side has 2-
light and 3-light casements, attached C20 flat roofed extension.
Interior not accessible at time of survey (November 1985), but said
to have stairs with two turned balusters per tread, moulded and
wreathed handrail, fireplace with reeded surround and rosettes in
left room, room to right has fireplace with Adam-style ornament.

Listing NGR: ST9343632962

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