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Description: Ram House Circa 30 Metres South East of Plunge Pool
Date Listed: 24 August 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 133448
OS Grid Reference: SO8627110536
OS Grid Coordinates: 386271, 210536
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7933, -2.2005
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PAINSWICK PAINSWICK HOUSE
6/261 Ram house, c.30 m south
east of plunge pool
Remains of ram house for water control. c.1750, possibly by Thomas Robins.
Limestone and brick. A small circular structure with brick saucer dome, mostly
now underground; entrance approached by steps between ramped sides. May be
remains of more prominent conduit house depicted on Thomas Robins' 1748 drawing
of the garden layout Now retains importance as element in an important
surviving rococo ensemble, although mostly concealed by earth covering.
Listing NGR: SO8627110536
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Source: English Heritage
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