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The Round House, Chitterne

Description: The Round House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 313509

OS Grid Reference: ST9877443853
OS Grid Coordinates: 398774, 143853
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1939, -2.0189

Location: B390, Warminster BA12 0LH

Locality: Chitterne
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 0LH

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Listing Text

ST 94 SE
(south side)
4/36 No 109 (The Round House)
Detached house. Late C17, extended early C19. Rendered chalk,
flint and brick rubble stone, Welsh slate roof with brick stack.
Entrance away from road; 2-storey, 4-window south front. Four-
panelled door to right of centre, C20 door in former window to
left, 4-pane sash to right, first floor has three 2-light
segmental-headed casements to left and single-light first floor
casement. Right hand bay is early C19 addition with semi-circular
east end to right return: 4-pane sash to ground floor, 2-light
casement and 4-pane wide 12-pane sash to first floor. Rear,
facing road has 2-light segmental-headed casement and C20 casements
to ground floor, C20 casement and pointed casement with interlaced
glazing bars to first floor. C20 bay added to west end in similar
Interior has partly blocked open fireplace with raised timber
lintel on brick jambs in kitchen. Early C19 drawing room in
curved east end has reeded door and window architraves with
paterae, door with 6 reeded panels, window shutters with reeded
panels. This may have originated as a small single-cell cottage,
addition of early C19 bay with unusual curved end possibly
indicates that this may have been used as a toll cottage on the
turnpike to Amesbury.

Listing NGR: ST9877443853

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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