Blue Plaque - The Round House
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Stretchy123
N 52° 05.544 W 001° 56.828
30U E 572129 N 5771838
Quick Description: Off Market Square in Evesham is the 15th century half timbered Round House (formerly Booth Hall), and now a bank.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 7/24/2011 2:38:58 AM
Waymark Code: WMC4B7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member miatabug
Views: 3

Long Description:
Off Market Square in Evesham is the 15th century half timbered Round House (formerly booth hall), and now a bank.

This is a grade 1 listed building, which has been listed since 1952.

The listing is as follows:
"Late C15. Well restored l964/5. Timber frame with closely set vertical members; 3 storeys; overhangs at 1st and 2nd floors on all 4 sides; 4 renewed 3-light oriels on wood brackets and fitted with leaded casements, those on north side retaining C19 iron casements; double gables at north and south sides. At angles, and between each bay, are heavy timber posts which are carried to 2nd floor and have cross beams which support the overhangs. Ground storey has 3 modern multi-paned splayed bay windows and restored or renewed moulded wood doorway with pointed arched head and modern multi-panelled divided door; sprocket eaves; Cotswold stone roof. The building stands on a low stone base and the bays are fronted by modern wrought iron railings. Interior altered and well restored but retains much exposed timber framing throughout."

Blue Plaque managing agency: Evesham Civic Society

Individual Recognized: building recognised

Physical Address:
The Round House
2 Bridge Street
Evesham, Worcs UK
WR11 4RS

Web Address: [Web Link]

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