The Round House, Ruabon

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Built in the late 1700s the circular structure was used as the parish lock-up. It’s construction includes squared pecked sandstone blocks, ashlar cornice and domed roof with central lipped opening in the dome. The small openings in sides have iron bars. The Round House was listed Grade II on 7th June 1963.

(c) coflein.gov.uk
(c) coflein.gov.uk
Pic by muba taken on 16 July 2009
(c) Copyright Eirian Evans and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence.
The building on the right is the old Police Station and, to its left, the Round House (the old police ‘lock-up’). The pub is The Vaults.

Source: B&W pics – coflein.gov.uk.