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Description: The Round House
Date Listed: 12 January 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 118166
OS Grid Reference: TL4793910406
OS Grid Coordinates: 547939, 210406
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7728, 0.1428
TL 479 104 MATCHING LONDON ROAD,
The Round House
2/35 (formerly listed as the Round
12.1.83 House Cottage under Harrow Tye)
Lodge cottage, late C18, extended in early C20. Timber framed, plastered, roof
thatched. Octagonal, with central chimney stack, in 2 rooms at each floor,
built as 2 cottages, now combined. Extension to SE with chimney stack at
end, early C20. Minor lean-to extensions to NE and W. 2 storeys. Pyramidal
stop roof, extended with a gable to SE All existing doors and windows C20. On
upper floor of NW elevation a blocked window, designed externally to resemble a
four-petalled flower, with a diamond-shaped frame visible internally through
wallpaper. A similar diamond-shaped window in. SE elevation, visible through
wallpaper inside the extension. In the tithe award of 1849 this building was
occupied as 2 tenements (then in the parish of Harlow). It is marked on the
First Edition 1" Ordnance Survey c.1802. Originally it was a lodge cottage on
the western approach to Hubbards Ball, although this access is now interrupted.
Listing NGR: TL4793910406
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Source: English Heritage
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