Foscote House, Grittleton, Wiltshire, SN14 (Grade II)

Foscote House is a grade two (II) listed building in Grittleton, Wiltshire, SN14. It was first listed in 1960.

About Foscote House


7/6 Foscote House

20.12.60 II

House, mid C17, rubble stone with stone slate roofs, coped gables with ball-finials and diagonally-shafted ashlar stacks. 2½ storeys, square plan, with twin-gabled front and ovolo-moulded mullion windows, hoodmoulds and relieving arches. Front has centre door in moulded four-centred stone surround within mid C19 stone porch, lean-to with front gable and depressed-arched entry. Windows each side are 4-light with king mullion to ground floor, 3- light to first floor and 2-light to attic. To east is added 2- storey one-window range with 3-light window each floor and hoodmoulds, the stonework suggesting that it is a C19 raising of earlier single storey range. West front is gabled to left with fenestration as on main front and wing to right has large 4-shaft ridge stack and ball-finial to south gable. Similar 4-light to ground floor and 3-light above. South end gable had similar fenestration but ground floor window altered for C20 glazed doors. To right a wing extends with coped east gable and south ground floor 2-light, first floor 3-light and attic hipped dormer. An added wing to east with east end stack has roof carried down low on south front. Interior: three good Tudor-arched moulded stone fireplaces to west rooms, two to ground floor, one to first floor. During the C19 the house was the Agent’s house for Grittleton estate.

Where is Foscote House?

Foscote House is located on Foscote House, in Grittleton, Wiltshire, SN14.

Key Facts

Grid ReferenceST 86218 79424
Easting, Northing386217.548, 179423.92584
Latitude, Longitude51.513569, -2.200004
Grade listingII (two)
English Heritage List Entry Number1022285
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