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THE ROUND HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE ROUND HOUSE

List entry Number: 1153121

Location

THE ROUND HOUSE, 131, LYNN ROAD

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

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Snettisham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Oct-1984

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Mar-1986

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 221421

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TF 68347 33460

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