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Wentworth Forge at Building Yard

A Grade II Listed Building in Wentworth, Rotherham

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Latitude: 53.4788 / 53°28'43"N

Longitude: -1.409 / 1°24'32"W

OS Eastings: 439318

OS Northings: 398175

OS Grid: SK393981

Mapcode National: GBR LXL6.RN

Mapcode Global: WHDD4.BT8F

Entry Name: Wentworth Forge at Building Yard

Listing Date: 21 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132754

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335582

Location: Wentworth, Rotherham, S62

County: Rotherham

Civil Parish: Wentworth

Built-Up Area: Wentworth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Wentworth Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

(north side, off)

4/74 Wentworth Forge at
Building Yard


Blacksmith's workshop. Early-mid C19. For the Wentworth Estate.
Dressed sandstone, Welsh slate roof. Rectangular plan. Single-storey,
3 bays. Boarded door to left of centre with plain lintel directly
beneath eaves. 16-pane sash to left. Boarded garage doors to right
under flat arch. Hipped roof, rooflight. Left return: boarded door
flanked by renewed casements, lintels tooled as voussoirs. To right:
2 cast-iron doors to a narrow vertical cavity; blind window to right.
Rebuilt end stack to left.

Interior: double hearth in workshop to rear. Narrow cavity on left
return: fire-brick lined and originally backing onto another hearth;
probably used for expanding iron wheel rims prior to fitting. Part
of the estate workshop complex. Timber outbuildings to right return
not of special interest.

Listing NGR: SK3931898175

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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