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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1183777
English Heritage Legacy ID: 320866
Location: Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, SP3
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
FONTHILL BISHOP THE RING
ST 93 SW (west side)
1/79 Nos 33 and 34
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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