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Canal Round House

A Grade II Listed Building in Chalford, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7209 / 51°43'15"N

Longitude: -2.1583 / 2°9'29"W

OS Eastings: 389160

OS Northings: 202475

OS Grid: SO891024

Mapcode National: GBR 1N1.14Q

Mapcode Global: VH955.J0VL

Entry Name: Canal Round House

Listing Date: 28 June 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1171394

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132864

Location: Chalford, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Chalford

Built-Up Area: Chalford

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Chalford Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

(off south side)

13/70 Canal Round House



Canal lengthman's house. 1790-1 for Thames and Severn Canal.
Coursed rubble limestone, formerly rendered; rendered brick
chimney; concrete tile roof. Circular. Three-storey with attic;
lean-to on east side. Range of pointed arched windows with plain
raised architraves and small paned timber casements to east and
west sides, west with square headed doorway below, formerly
providing stable entrance, now pair of glazed doors. Upper floor
level pointed arched doorway on north side with plank door and
coloured glass in pointed fanlight; stone steps with decorative
iron handrails. Plain upper floor and eaves-level bands. Eaves-
mounted chimney on south side. Conical roof with flush rooflight.
Interior not inspected. One of several lengthman's houses of this
type on the canal, another is identical at Cerney Wick (Latton CP
in Wiltshire).
(M.A. Handford and D.J. Viner, Stroudwater & Thames and Severn
Canals Towpath Guide, 1984)

Listing NGR: SO8916002475

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