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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: 1254118

Location

THE ROUND HOUSE, TUDELEY LANE

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

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Capel

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Aug-1990

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 437512

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

TQ 64 NW 1/305

CAPEL UDELEY LANE The Round House

GII Converted oasthouse, now one house but formerly two cottages.Mid/late C19, converted in the early/mid C20.Red brick, the front is timber-framed and hung with peg-tile; C20 brick stacks and chimney shafts; peg-tile roof. Plan:Originally an oasthouse facing south.Stowage now has a projecting right (east) end stack and left front corner stack.Single circular plan former hop kiln on left (west) end.Stowage is two storeys. Exterior:Former stowage has an irregular one:two-window front of C20 casements with glazing bars.Front doorway is right of centre and contains a C20 plank door under a shallow flat hood. (The National Monuments Records photograph of 1956 shows a pair of similar doors). Stowage roof is hipped to right.The hop kiln has a brick corbelled cornice and tall conical roof without its cowl.Interior: Not inspected. This is an early example of a converted oast in an attractive landscape where a high proportion of the buildings are listed including the nearby Gate Cottage and Gate House (q.v.) and the barn to south (q.v.).

Listing NGR: TQ6176245590

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National Grid Reference: TQ 61760 45590

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