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Description: Round House
Date Listed: 18 March 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 107617
OS Grid Reference: SU0485609076
OS Grid Coordinates: 404856, 109076
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8812, -1.9323
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SU 00 NW VERWOOD ROAD (south
5/158 Round House (formerly
listed as Nos. 1, 2
18.3.55 and 3, Roundhouse)
Detached house. Original use uncertain, but reputedly a workshop for
Huguenot silk weavers. C18, with early C19 additions. Brick walls, tiled
roofs, 2 brick stacks near centre. Dentil cornice at eaves of main range, and
plat band at first floor level at ends. Cruciform plan - the main range with
apsidal ends, the 2 central "wings" added as cottages. 2 storeys. In the
southern apse, ground floor has 3 casements with lead lights under segmental
arches. First floor has 2 similar, smaller windows, and a central blind
window. In the northern apse, ground floor has 2 casements with horizontal
glazing bars under segmental arches, - the centre window blocked. First floor
has 2 casements with glazing bars and a central blind window. Casements with
glazing bars in the wings. Added semi-circular porch on east wall.
Internally, ground floor rooms have exposed ceiling beams. (R.C.H.M. Monument
5. Dorset Vol V).
Listing NGR: SU0485609076
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Source: English Heritage
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