THE ROUND HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1254118

Date first listed: 24-Aug-1990

Statutory Address: THE ROUND HOUSE, TUDELEY LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE ROUND HOUSE, TUDELEY LANE

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

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells (District Authority)

Parish: Capel

National Grid Reference: TQ 61760 45590

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 437512

Legacy System: LBS

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