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Perimeter Wall to Wentworth Garden Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in Wentworth, Rotherham

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Latitude: 53.4759 / 53°28'33"N

Longitude: -1.4131 / 1°24'47"W

OS Eastings: 439048

OS Northings: 397842

OS Grid: SK390978

Mapcode National: GBR LXK7.VQ

Mapcode Global: WHDD4.8WBP

Entry Name: Perimeter Wall to Wentworth Garden Centre

Listing Date: 29 March 1968

Last Amended: 21 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132760

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335595

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


HAGUE LANE (east side),
Perimeter wall to Wentworth Garden Centre

(incorporates 2 items formerly listed as Gateway at end of Broad Walk, Wentworth Woodhouse, and Kitchen Garden W. wall and gateway, Wentworth Woodhouse)



Wall with gateways, formerly enclosing the kitchen garden of Wentworth
Woodhouse. Late C18-early C19, some C20 alterations. For the Wentworth
estate. Coursed sandstone on 2 external faces otherwise red brick;
ashlar-dressed openings. Rectangular enclosure wall 3 to 4 metres
in height with contemporary openings on 3 sides; C20 openings to southern
wall. Principal entrance in west wall has large 6-panel door and Tuscan
aedicule within band-rusticated and corniced ashlar panel. Externally
(on Hague Lane) the door has a simple corniced surround which is matched
by another blocked opening to the north. Principal entrance in east wall
has tall, corniced, ashlar gate piers now with C20 iron gates and without
their original lead statues. Basket-arched opening to north. North wall
has simple, corniced, doorway at east end and archway at west end; stone
external face punctuated by gable profiles of demolished buildings. Ashlar
copings partly replaced by concrete. East wall terminates the vista from
Wentworth Woodhouse west front, west wall faces the avenue to the Church
of the Holy Trinity.

Listing NGR: SK3904897842

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

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