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Latitude: 52.0366 / 52°2'11"N
Longitude: -0.5872 / 0°35'13"W
OS Eastings: 497007
OS Northings: 238517
OS Grid: SP970385
Mapcode National: GBR F1V.8CG
Mapcode Global: VHFQR.R2YL
Entry Name: The Round House
Listing Date: 22 October 1952
Last Amended: 6 February 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1158047
English Heritage Legacy ID: 38363
Location: Brogborough, Central Bedfordshire, MK43
County: Central Bedfordshire
Civil Parish: Brogborough
Built-Up Area: Brogborough
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Ridgmont
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
SP 93 NE
6/66 The Round House (formerly
22.10.52 listed as Brogborough Park
House. C17, occupied (though not necessarily built) by Col. John Okey in
1650's Reworked C19. Red brick with ashlar dressings, quoins formed by raised
brickwork. Steep hipped clay tile roof. 2 storeys on a basement. Double
pile plan, 3 windows to side elevations, 4 windows to front elevation. W
(front) elevation: basement brickwork is C19, that to upper floors C17.
Mullion and transom windows containing small-paned metal casements. 2nd and
4th windows of first floor are blind, 2nd one extended downwards to level of
first floor brick band. First floor has central oeil-de-boeuf with radiating
metal glazing bars. Basement has C19 windows and plank door. Ground floor
doorway is to RH, approached by flight of steps. C19 4-panel door, the
surrounding brickwork rebuilt. C19 open porch of oak, with turned balusters
and hipped tile roof. C19 deep bracketed eaves. Central multiple chimney
stack has 8 linked octagonal shafts with moulded bases and caps. Side
elevations: N one has similar fenestration to front, several windows blind.
S one rebuilt C19, windows having only timber mullions and transoms. This
elevation has C20 lean-to addition to ground floor. Rear elevation: C19
single-storeyed outbuildings adjoin. From this hipped porch projects
southwards, the southern part of C17 brick with blocked oeil-de-beouf.
Interior: rather plain.
Listing NGR: SP9700738517
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.