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Round House

A Grade II Listed Building in Woodlands, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8812 / 50°52'52"N

Longitude: -1.9323 / 1°55'56"W

OS Eastings: 404856

OS Northings: 109076

OS Grid: SU048090

Mapcode National: GBR 421.Q86

Mapcode Global: FRA 66VS.105

Entry Name: Round House

Listing Date: 18 March 1955

Last Amended: 4 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323526

English Heritage Legacy ID: 107617

Location: Woodlands, East Dorset, Dorset, BH21

County: Dorset

District: East Dorset

Civil Parish: Woodlands

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Woodlands The Ascension

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

WOODLANDS
SU 00 NW VERWOOD ROAD (south
side)

5/158 Round House (formerly
listed as Nos. 1, 2
18.3.55 and 3, Roundhouse)

II

Detached house. Original use uncertain, but reputedly a workshop for
Huguenot silk weavers. C18, with early C19 additions. Brick walls, tiled
roofs, 2 brick stacks near centre. Dentil cornice at eaves of main range, and
plat band at first floor level at ends. Cruciform plan - the main range with
apsidal ends, the 2 central "wings" added as cottages. 2 storeys. In the
southern apse, ground floor has 3 casements with lead lights under segmental
arches. First floor has 2 similar, smaller windows, and a central blind
window. In the northern apse, ground floor has 2 casements with horizontal
glazing bars under segmental arches, - the centre window blocked. First floor
has 2 casements with glazing bars and a central blind window. Casements with
glazing bars in the wings. Added semi-circular porch on east wall.
Internally, ground floor rooms have exposed ceiling beams. (R.C.H.M. Monument
5. Dorset Vol V).


Listing NGR: SU0485609076

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