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The Round House, Lechlade

Description: The Round House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 128966

OS Grid Reference: SU2046398792
OS Grid Coordinates: 420463, 198792
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6875, -1.7054

Location: Lechlade, Gloucestershire GL7 3EE

Locality: Lechlade
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 3EE

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Listing Text


9/121 The Round House


Small circular building, probably former canal and lock-keeper's
house at junction of Thames and Severn Canal with River Thames.
Late C18, probably 1780s or 1790s. Roughcast on rubble with small
brick stack, roof not visible. Three storeys and tall parapet
wall. Flight of 7 stone steps up on west side to upper ground floor
with pointed arch doorway with stone surround, plain boarded door
and plain pointed arch fanlight. Small pointed arch single light
to right of door on each upper floor, and also to rear, all with
plain stone surrounds and leaded casements. Stone plat bands
between floors. Ground floor on south east side has large stone
framed doorway with keystone, and fully glazed door. Rear lean-to,
possibly of C20.

Listing NGR: SU2046398792

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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