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The Round House

A Grade II Listed Building in Montford, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7332 / 52°43'59"N

Longitude: -2.8431 / 2°50'35"W

OS Eastings: 343163

OS Northings: 315395

OS Grid: SJ431153

Mapcode National: GBR BD.0YJ2

Mapcode Global: WH8BL.9KCJ

Entry Name: The Round House

Listing Date: 27 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175719

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259216

Location: Montford, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Montford

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Montford with Shrawardine

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

MONTFORD C.P. MONTFORD BRIDGE
SJ 41 NW
5/149 No. 1 (The Round House)
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GV II

Toll house, now house. Late C18 or early C19, with mid-to late C19
addition. Painted sandstone ashlar with pyramidal slate roof. Painted
brick addition with slate roof. Octagonal plan. Corner pilaster strips
and integral brick lateral stack to north. Small square and rectangular
windows, some blind and some with C20 leading. Central door with 6
raised and fielded panels and late C20 gabled brick porch, with leaded
C20 windows. One-storey addition to right with integral brick end
stack and segmental-headed 2-light wooden casement to front. Interior
not inspected. The toll house stands alongside the Holyhead Road at
the north-west end of Montford Bridge (q.v.), of 1792 by Thomas Telford.
The toll house dates either from this time or forms part of Telford's
Holyhead Road improvements, carried out in the years after 1817.


Listing NGR: SJ4316315395

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