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Latitude: 51.9866 / 51°59'11"N
Longitude: -0.6317 / 0°37'54"W
OS Eastings: 494058
OS Northings: 232896
OS Grid: SP940328
Mapcode National: GBR F2C.H3G
Mapcode Global: VHFQY.0BDF
Entry Name: The Round House
Listing Date: 16 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1311701
English Heritage Legacy ID: 38225
Location: Woburn, Central Bedfordshire, MK17
County: Central Bedfordshire
Civil Parish: Woburn
Built-Up Area: Little Brickhill
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Woburn
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
SP 9432-9532 WOBURN LEIGHTON STREET
9/122 The Round House
Former base of smock windmill, converted 1805-20 to Picturesque cottage for
John 6th Duke of Bedford. Formerly known as Windmill Cottage. Coursed
ironstone with some repairs in brick, the whole colourwashed. Pyramidal clay
tile roof, some fishscale tiles. One storey and attics, octagonal plan. SE
elevation has part-glazed door in cambered-headed opening. Some way above
this is 3-centred arch with projecting keystone, the brickwork beneath it
indicating that the arch was probably open prior to conversion. Other
elevations have round-arched recesses with projecting keystones, one blind,
others containing casements with glazing bars. SW and NE elevations have semi-
circular eyebrown dormers containing casement windows. Central brick chimney
stack. Early C20 single storeyed slate roofed addition to NE elevation.
Included as an architectural curiosity.
Listing NGR: SP9405832896
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