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The Round House, Castle Cary

Description: The Round House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 261975

OS Grid Reference: ST6405232382
OS Grid Coordinates: 364052, 132382
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0896, -2.5146

Location: Market Place, Castle Cary, Somerset BA7 7AD

Locality: Castle Cary
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA7 7AD

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Listing Text

6/42 The Round House
Lock-up. Erected 1779, by Mr. W. M. Clark. Lias stone cut and squared with Doulting stone domed roof. Circular in plan,
about 2.25 metres diameter,on slight plinth; two stepped sloping courses below a bee-hive dome surmounted by ball
finial: boarded door, up 4 stone steps, in plain surround on south side, with vents over door and to rear in first roof
base course. Interior not examined. Built as a 'temporary lock-up' at a cost of £23, and restored in 1894 and 1983,
presented to the parish council in 1922 (plaque on building).

Listing NGR: ST6405932364

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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