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The Round House, Withington

Description: The Round House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 129261

OS Grid Reference: SO9856715436
OS Grid Coordinates: 398567, 215436
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8375, -2.0222

Location: Withington, Gloucestershire GL53 9RD

Locality: Withington
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL53 9RD

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Listing Text


4/157 The Round House

Former toll house, now house on boundary between Withington C.P.
and Colesbourne C.P. Early C19. House; random tufa limestone,
slate roof, brick chimney. Garden store; random limestone, stone
slate roof. House single unit plan, gable end towards road
canted. Store at gable end away from road. House; 2 storeys.
Pointed Gothick windows to ground floor on each face of canted
gable end. Two 2-light casements with small rectangular panes to
first floor (leaded panes missing from on one side of casement at
canted gable end). Sliding sash with horizontal glazing bars
lighting ground floor on south to right of C19 plank door within
segmental-headed surround. Built to collect tolls from users of
private road from Colesbourne to Seven Springs in Coberly C.P.
The road was principally for the private use of the Elwes family of
Colesbourne Park. (A.R.J. Jurica, Colesbourne in V.C.H. Glos.
VII, 1981, pp 183-192.)

Listing NGR: SO9856715436

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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