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The Round House

A Grade II Listed Building in Brogborough, Central Bedfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0366 / 52°2'11"N

Longitude: -0.5872 / 0°35'13"W

OS Eastings: 497007

OS Northings: 238517

OS Grid: SP970385

Mapcode National: GBR F1V.8CG

Mapcode Global: VHFQR.R2YL

Entry Name: The Round House

Listing Date: 22 October 1952

Last Amended: 6 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158047

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38363

Location: Brogborough, Central Bedfordshire, MK43

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Brogborough

Built-Up Area: Brogborough

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Ridgmont

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

RIDGMONT BROGBOROUGH
SP 93 NE
6/66 The Round House (formerly
22.10.52 listed as Brogborough Park
Farmhouse)
- II

House. C17, occupied (though not necessarily built) by Col. John Okey in
1650's Reworked C19. Red brick with ashlar dressings, quoins formed by raised
brickwork. Steep hipped clay tile roof. 2 storeys on a basement. Double
pile plan, 3 windows to side elevations, 4 windows to front elevation. W
(front) elevation: basement brickwork is C19, that to upper floors C17.
Mullion and transom windows containing small-paned metal casements. 2nd and
4th windows of first floor are blind, 2nd one extended downwards to level of
first floor brick band. First floor has central oeil-de-boeuf with radiating
metal glazing bars. Basement has C19 windows and plank door. Ground floor
doorway is to RH, approached by flight of steps. C19 4-panel door, the
surrounding brickwork rebuilt. C19 open porch of oak, with turned balusters
and hipped tile roof. C19 deep bracketed eaves. Central multiple chimney
stack has 8 linked octagonal shafts with moulded bases and caps. Side
elevations: N one has similar fenestration to front, several windows blind.
S one rebuilt C19, windows having only timber mullions and transoms. This
elevation has C20 lean-to addition to ground floor. Rear elevation: C19
single-storeyed outbuildings adjoin. From this hipped porch projects
southwards, the southern part of C17 brick with blocked oeil-de-beouf.
Interior: rather plain.

Listing NGR: SP9700738517

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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