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Round House, Woodchester

Description: Round House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 June 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 132094

OS Grid Reference: SO8406901735
OS Grid Coordinates: 384069, 201735
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7141, -2.2320

Location: Frogmarsh Lane, Woodchester, Gloucestershire GL5 5ES

Locality: Woodchester
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL5 5ES

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Listing Text


4/219 Round House (previously listed
as Round House at Frogmarsh Mill)


Former teasel drying tower, now small house. Mid-late C18; late
C20 addition. Coursed rubble limestone; stone slate roof.
Three-storey; circular with 2-storey circular addition. Three
small lancets at cardinal positions and upper level pointed arched
doorway to rear, now reached by C20 stairs. Lancets removed at
connection with C20 addition but reused on that addition.
Inserted fixed light at low-level on original tower; some timber
casements to addition. Conical roofs; addition with finial.
Interior not inspected. An important survival, dry teasels being
used in the process of raising the nap of cloth.
(L.F.J. Walrond, 'Wool, Woolmen and Weavers' in C. and A.M.
Hadfield ed., The Cotswolds - A New Study, 1973.)

Listing NGR: SO8406901735

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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