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The Round House

A Grade II Listed Building in Slapton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.2936 / 50°17'36"N

Longitude: -3.6562 / 3°39'22"W

OS Eastings: 282122

OS Northings: 45046

OS Grid: SX821450

Mapcode National: GBR QP.929Y

Mapcode Global: FRA 3878.1DV

Plus Code: 9C2R78VV+CG

Entry Name: The Round House

Listing Date: 25 March 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164116

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99902

Location: Slapton, South Hams, Devon, TQ7

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Slapton

Built-Up Area: Slapton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Slapton St James the Great

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SX8245 The Round House


House. Early to mid C19 remodelling of a circa C18 house and with late C19
or early C20 alterations. Stone rubble, pebbledashed at front and sides.
Slate hipped roof with wide eaves. Rendered axial, side and rear laterial
stacks with rendered stone shafts and louvred yellow clay pots.
Plan: Double depth plan house with 2 rooms at the front, a central entrance
passage with the staircase at the back and 2 smaller rear service rooms.
The left hand rooms heated from back to back fireplaces in an axial stack,
the right hand front room has a stack on the side and the room behind has
a lateral stack at the back. In the early to mid C19 a bowed 1-room plan
addition was built on the left side probably as a shop; it has recently
been subdivided.
Exterior: 2 storeys. 3-window south front, symmetrical before bay was
added on right. C19 16-pane sashes in exposed cases in plain stuccoed
architraves. Late C19 or early C20 2 storey canted bay on right with 4 and
2-pane sashes and ogee cast iron gutter. Central doorway with circa late
C19 panbelled and glazed door and flat canopy on shaped brackets and with
wrought iron lattice sides to porch. The left hand west side of building is
bowed, asymmetrical fenestration, 2 C19 16-pane sashes on first floor and 3
4-pane fixed-light windows on ground floor probably replace sashes; doorway
to right of centre with large late C19 stuccoed cornice on consoles and
late C19 or early C20 glazed door. The rear is whitewashed slate rubble,
12-pane fixed light stair window to left of centre, 2-light casement with
glazing bars in blocked doorway to right. C19 flush panel door to right of
centre and blocked doorway on left. The right hand (east) side has 2-
storey flat roof extension.
Interior: C19 joinery on ground floor; the first floor was not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX8212445045

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