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The Round House

A Grade II Listed Building in Woburn, Central Bedfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9866 / 51°59'11"N

Longitude: -0.6317 / 0°37'54"W

OS Eastings: 494058

OS Northings: 232896

OS Grid: SP940328

Mapcode National: GBR F2C.H3G

Mapcode Global: VHFQY.0BDF

Entry Name: The Round House

Listing Date: 16 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311701

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38225

Location: Woburn, Central Bedfordshire, MK17

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Woburn

Built-Up Area: Little Brickhill

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Woburn

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

SP 9432-9532 WOBURN LEIGHTON STREET
9/122 The Round House
- II
Former base of smock windmill, converted 1805-20 to Picturesque cottage for
John 6th Duke of Bedford. Formerly known as Windmill Cottage. Coursed
ironstone with some repairs in brick, the whole colourwashed. Pyramidal clay
tile roof, some fishscale tiles. One storey and attics, octagonal plan. SE
elevation has part-glazed door in cambered-headed opening. Some way above
this is 3-centred arch with projecting keystone, the brickwork beneath it
indicating that the arch was probably open prior to conversion. Other
elevations have round-arched recesses with projecting keystones, one blind,
others containing casements with glazing bars. SW and NE elevations have semi-
circular eyebrown dormers containing casement windows. Central brick chimney
stack. Early C20 single storeyed slate roofed addition to NE elevation.
Included as an architectural curiosity.


Listing NGR: SP9405832896

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