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Round House

A Grade II Listed Building in Woodchester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7141 / 51°42'50"N

Longitude: -2.232 / 2°13'55"W

OS Eastings: 384069

OS Northings: 201735

OS Grid: SO840017

Mapcode National: GBR 1MY.DK0

Mapcode Global: VH954.85DS

Entry Name: Round House

Listing Date: 28 June 1960

Last Amended: 24 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172134

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132094

Location: Woodchester, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Woodchester

Built-Up Area: Woodchester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Woodchester St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


4/219 Round House (previously listed
as Round House at Frogmarsh Mill)


Former teasel drying tower, now small house. Mid-late C18; late
C20 addition. Coursed rubble limestone; stone slate roof.
Three-storey; circular with 2-storey circular addition. Three
small lancets at cardinal positions and upper level pointed arched
doorway to rear, now reached by C20 stairs. Lancets removed at
connection with C20 addition but reused on that addition.
Inserted fixed light at low-level on original tower; some timber
casements to addition. Conical roofs; addition with finial.
Interior not inspected. An important survival, dry teasels being
used in the process of raising the nap of cloth.
(L.F.J. Walrond, 'Wool, Woolmen and Weavers' in C. and A.M.
Hadfield ed., The Cotswolds - A New Study, 1973.)

Listing NGR: SO8406901735

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