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WEST FOSCOTE HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: WEST FOSCOTE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1022305

Location

WEST FOSCOTE HOUSE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Grittleton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Feb-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 315869

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

GRITTLETON WEST FOSCOTE

ST 87 NE

7/58 West Foscote House

GV II

Estate farmhouse, 1850 by J. Thomson for J. Neeld of Grittleton. Squared rubble stone with barge boarded stone slate eaves roof and ridge domed lantern. Two ridge stacks. Two storeys, 5-window range. Flush quoins, moulded band and front of four principal barge boarded gables and small centre gablet. Small-paned 2-light long-mullion ground floor windows and centre door in open triangular stone-slated porch with single column and arch each side. First floor has small 2-light window over door and four triangular oriels on curving brackets. Small-paned casements and stone slate roofs. Centre lantern is ashlar with square base, the front with circular sundial and plaque below inscribed 'Loyalty ever is the same / Whether it win or lose the game / True as the dial to the sun / Although it be not shin'd upon'. Above is bell- stage gabled and with open shafted arch each face. Front has shield inscribed I.N., rear shield marked 1850. Leaded dome with vane. North east rear wing, half-hipped each end and with west side lean-to. Rear of main range has a C20 extension, original 2- light windows and one ground floor triangular bay. Attached range of stalls behind are listed with Barn at West Foscote Farm (q.v.). With West Sevington Farm (q.v.) and Lanhill Farm, Chippenham Without C.P. one of the most elaborate of the estate farms of the Grittleton estate.

Listing NGR: ST8533278911

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National Grid Reference: ST 85332 78911

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