THE ROUND HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1153121

Date first listed: 08-Oct-1984

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Mar-1986

Statutory Address: THE ROUND HOUSE, 131, LYNN ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE ROUND HOUSE, 131, LYNN ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District Authority)

Parish: Snettisham

National Grid Reference: TF 68347 33460

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SNETTISHAM LYNN ROAD (West) TF 63 SE LYNN ROAD (West) 4/35 Southgate, No 131, The Round House

The address shall be amended to read: LYNN ROAD (West) No 131 (The Round House)

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TF 63 SE SNETTISHAM LYNN ROAD (west) 4/35 Southgate, No. 131, The Round House. - II

Cottage. Mid-to-late C18. Built as a tea-room and organ room with pleasure grounds for Catherine Styleman (1724-1793) who married in 1752 Nicholas Style- man (1721-1788) of Snettisham Old Hall. Coursed, squared carstone, some rubble faced blocks standing proud of wall-line, perhaps as part of dovecote role. Black and smut pantiled roof. Single storey with attic inserted in roof, pentagonal on plan having hipped roof with attic inserted. Gothick. Each face has an opening, mostly somewhat altered. At north-east 4 panel part glazed door with switch tracery Gothic-arched head under ogee surround with cross at head. At east inserted 2-light plate glass casement with earlier switch tracery Gothic arched head. At south-east 2-light casement with glazing bars and switch tracery head. At south-west C20 lean-to porch screening boarded door with switch tracery head. At west 2-light casement with glazing bars, arched without switch tracery. At north-west window casement with plate window inserted, surviving switch tracery head. Eaves string-course, rectangular openings for dovecote form cornice. Hipped roof with inserted C20 dormers and central brick stack, rebuilt C20. See Robert W. Harding, A Tour of Snettisham, (n.p. 1982) pp. 1, 41.

Listing NGR: TF6834733460

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 221421

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Harding, R W, A Tour of Snettisham, (1981)

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