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© Mr Peter Letcher LRPS

IoE Number: 320640
Location: DOVECOTE AT FAULSTON HOUSE, MILL LANE (north side)
  BISHOPSTONE, SALISBURY, WILTSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Peter Letcher LRPS
Date Photographed: 19 June 2000
Date listed: 23 March 1960
Date of last amendment: 23 March 1960
Grade II*

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SU 02 NEBISHOPSTONEMILL LANE(north side)

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)

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