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Canal Round House, Chalford

Description: Canal Round House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 June 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 132864

OS Grid Reference: SO8916002475
OS Grid Coordinates: 389160, 202475
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7209, -2.1583

Location: A419, Chalford, Gloucestershire GL6 8NW

Locality: Chalford
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL6 8NW

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Listing Text

(off south side)

13/70 Canal Round House



Canal lengthman's house. 1790-1 for Thames and Severn Canal.
Coursed rubble limestone, formerly rendered; rendered brick
chimney; concrete tile roof. Circular. Three-storey with attic;
lean-to on east side. Range of pointed arched windows with plain
raised architraves and small paned timber casements to east and
west sides, west with square headed doorway below, formerly
providing stable entrance, now pair of glazed doors. Upper floor
level pointed arched doorway on north side with plank door and
coloured glass in pointed fanlight; stone steps with decorative
iron handrails. Plain upper floor and eaves-level bands. Eaves-
mounted chimney on south side. Conical roof with flush rooflight.
Interior not inspected. One of several lengthman's houses of this
type on the canal, another is identical at Cerney Wick (Latton CP
in Wiltshire).
(M.A. Handford and D.J. Viner, Stroudwater & Thames and Severn
Canals Towpath Guide, 1984)

Listing NGR: SO8916002475

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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