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Latitude: 51.0302 / 51°1'48"N
Longitude: -1.8978 / 1°53'52"W
OS Eastings: 407261
OS Northings: 125649
OS Grid: SU072256
Mapcode National: GBR 40C.70T
Mapcode Global: FRA 66XD.8H2
Entry Name: Faulston House
Listing Date: 23 March 1960
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1318741
English Heritage Legacy ID: 320639
Location: Bishopstone, Wiltshire, SP5
Civil Parish: Bishopstone
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Bishopstone and Stratford Tony St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SU 02 NE BISHOPSTONE MILL LANE
5/53 Faulston House
Detached house. C17, rebuilt c1800. Dressed limestone front with
some banded flint and stone to left return, 2-span tiled hipped
roof with gable end brick stacks to front range and axial stack
with C17 bricks to rear range. Parallel range plan. Two-storey,
3-window south front. Central 6-panelled door in reeded architrave
with paterae and flat wooden hood on brackets, 12-pane sash either
side in recessed stone architraves. Two plat bands across first
floor; three 12-pane sashes in recessed architraves. Attached to
right is C19 dressed stone lean-to extension with sash. Left
return has blocked mullioned window and 3-light recessed chamfered
mullioned casements with dripstones to left, rear range. Rear
range has three 3-light recessed chamfered mullioned casements to
ground and first floor to rear left, straight joint to centre with
C19 porch with 6-panelled door and casements to right.
Interior has entrance hall with open well stairs with stick
balusters and wreathed handrail, doors with 2, 4 or 6 fielded
panels in moulded architraves. Classical fireplace surrounds and
one bolection moulded fireplace in morning room. Thick dressed
limestone wall between kitchen and rest of house probably a former
external wall, but original form of house not evident. This house
on site of late medieval house with moated enclosure, referred to
by John Aubrey, Natural History of Wiltshire, 1847.
Listing NGR: SU0726125649
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