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Round House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ruabon, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9867 / 52°59'12"N

Longitude: -3.0404 / 3°2'25"W

OS Eastings: 330253

OS Northings: 343766

OS Grid: SJ302437

Mapcode National: GBR 73.HZZ7

Mapcode Global: WH89B.86F5

Entry Name: Round House

Listing Date: 7 June 1963

Last Amended: 22 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1623

Building Class: Civil

Location: Situated at the SW angle of St Mary's churchyard.

County: Wrexham

Community: Ruabon (Rhiwabon)

Community: Ruabon

Built-Up Area: Ruabon

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Exterior

Later C18 circular structure, probably a parish lock-up. Squared pecked sandstone blocks, ashlar cornice and domed roof with central lipped opening in the dome. Small openings in sides have iron bars. Door to street of C20 character.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special interest as a scarce example of an C18 structure, probably a parish lock-up, which is in relatively unaltered condition.

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