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DOVECOTE AT FAULSTON 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: DOVECOTE AT FAULSTON HOUSE

List entry Number: 1146160

Location

DOVECOTE AT FAULSTON HOUSE, MILL LANE

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

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Bishopstone

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 23-Mar-1960

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 320640

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SU 02 NE BISHOPSTONE MILL LANE (north side)

5/54 Dovecote at Faulston House 23.3.60

GV II*

Dovecote. Early Cl7. Flint with dressed limestone bands, conical tiled roof with raised conical louvre at apex. Formerly of several storeys, now open from ground to roof. North side facing Faulston House (q.v.) has tall chamfered doorway, upper part now blocked, to left is first floor planked door and recessed chamfered square windows or loopholes. West side has blocked Tudor-arched opening at upper floor level and several loopholes. South side has one blocked and one open recessed chamfered window. Interior has stone corbels to former first floor, walls above are lined with stone pigeon boxes, renewed roof timbers. According to-local legend and John Aubrey there were once four such towers around the moated Faulston House, but this has not been substantiated. (John Aubrey, The Natural History of Wiltshire, 1847)

Listing NGR: SU0728925631

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Aubrey, J, Natural History of Wiltshire, (1847)

National Grid Reference: SU 07289 25631

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