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Round House

A Grade II Listed Building in Powderham, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6537 / 50°39'13"N

Longitude: -3.4697 / 3°28'10"W

OS Eastings: 296201

OS Northings: 84805

OS Grid: SX962848

Mapcode National: GBR P2.LJH7

Mapcode Global: FRA 37MB.VFH

Plus Code: 9C2RMG3J+F4

Entry Name: Round House

Listing Date: 2 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097667

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85990

ID on this website: 101097667

Location: Powderham, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Powderham

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Powderham St Clement, Bishop and Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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House, said to be converted from the remains of the Powderham Castle dovecote. C18
with a probably C19 addition. Former dovecote Flemish bond brick with a bitumen-
painted conical slate roof; whitewashed rendered addition ; stack to dovecote with
brick shaft.
Plan: Former dovecote round on plan and described in 1799 by Swete asia dove-house
"with a cupola". 1 room plan addition.
Exterior: The dovecote with 2 ground floor and 1 first floor 2-light casements ; 2
doors into added block which has C20 windows.
Interior: Plain.
An unusual survival and important for landscape value. A striking feature in the
Powderham landscape.

Listing NGR: SX9620184805

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