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Latitude: 52.8723 / 52°52'20"N
Longitude: 0.4998 / 0°29'59"E
OS Eastings: 568347
OS Northings: 333460
OS Grid: TF683334
Mapcode National: GBR P3N.TDF
Mapcode Global: WHKPT.N27C
Entry Name: The Round House
Listing Date: 8 October 1984
Last Amended: 19 March 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1153121
English Heritage Legacy ID: 221421
Location: Snettisham, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE31
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk
Civil Parish: Snettisham
Built-Up Area: Snettisham
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
Church of England Parish: Snettisham St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Norwich
SNETTISHAM LYNN ROAD (West)
TF 63 SE LYNN ROAD (West)
Southgate, No 131, The
The address shall be amended to read:
LYNN ROAD (West)
No 131 (The Round House)
TF 63 SE SNETTISHAM LYNN ROAD (west)
4/35 Southgate, No. 131,
The Round House.
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
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