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The Round House

A Grade II Listed Building in Snettisham, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8723 / 52°52'20"N

Longitude: 0.4998 / 0°29'59"E

OS Eastings: 568347

OS Northings: 333460

OS Grid: TF683334

Mapcode National: GBR P3N.TDF

Mapcode Global: WHKPT.N27C

Entry Name: The Round House

Listing Date: 8 October 1984

Last Amended: 19 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153121

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221421

Location: Snettisham, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE31

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Snettisham

Built-Up Area: Snettisham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Snettisham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

SNETTISHAM LYNN ROAD (West)
TF 63 SE LYNN ROAD (West)
4/35
Southgate, No 131, The
Round House

The address shall be amended to read:
LYNN ROAD (West)

No 131 (The Round House)

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TF 63 SE SNETTISHAM LYNN ROAD (west)

4/35 Southgate, No. 131,
The Round House.

- II

Cottage. Mid-to-late C18. Built as a tea-room and organ room with pleasure
grounds for Catherine Styleman (1724-1793) who married in 1752 Nicholas Style-
man (1721-1788) of Snettisham Old Hall. Coursed, squared carstone, some rubble
faced blocks standing proud of wall-line, perhaps as part of dovecote role.
Black and smut pantiled roof. Single storey with attic inserted in roof,
pentagonal on plan having hipped roof with attic inserted. Gothick. Each
face has an opening, mostly somewhat altered. At north-east 4 panel part
glazed door with switch tracery Gothic-arched head under ogee surround with
cross at head. At east inserted 2-light plate glass casement with earlier
switch tracery Gothic arched head. At south-east 2-light casement with glazing
bars and switch tracery head. At south-west C20 lean-to porch screening
boarded door with switch tracery head. At west 2-light casement with glazing
bars, arched without switch tracery. At north-west window casement with plate
window inserted, surviving switch tracery head. Eaves string-course,
rectangular openings for dovecote form cornice. Hipped roof with inserted
C20 dormers and central brick stack, rebuilt C20. See Robert W. Harding,
A Tour of Snettisham, (n.p. 1982) pp. 1, 41.


Listing NGR: TF6834733460

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