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The Roundhouse, in the Grounds of the Old Rectory, Wiston

Description: The Roundhouse, in the Grounds of the Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 299027

OS Grid Reference: TQ1566513386
OS Grid Coordinates: 515665, 113386
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9084, -0.3562

Location: A283, Wiston, West Sussex BN44 3DD

Locality: Wiston
Local Authority: Horsham District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: BN44 3DD

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Listing Text

5404 The Roundhouse, in the
grounds of the Old Rectory
TQ 11 SE 13/359 15.3.55


C18 or earlier. This stands in the garden of the Old Rectory, though it is
now occupied as a separate dwelling. It was originally the cottage occupied
by the Verderer of Wiston Park and stands on an eminence which gives it a good
view over the Park. It is a smmll 2 storey building of which the front is
elliptical with a rectory portion behind. The ground floor is of white brick
and has 2 windows in the centre with a shallow niche on each side of them.
The first floor is set back within the space occupied by the ground floor and
there is a roof round the bottom of Horsham slabs sloping up to the first floor
which is tile-hung and has one window and a polygonal pointed metal roof, with
Horsham slabs behind. Round-headed doorway on the east side. Modern additions
to the rear. Cottage cupboard-staircase inside.

Listing NGR: TQ1566513386

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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