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60 and 62, Main Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Wentworth, Rotherham

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Latitude: 53.4804 / 53°28'49"N

Longitude: -1.4225 / 1°25'20"W

OS Eastings: 438424

OS Northings: 398346

OS Grid: SK384983

Mapcode National: GBR LXH6.V2

Mapcode Global: WHDD4.3SX6

Entry Name: 60 and 62, Main Street

Listing Date: 21 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132766

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335606

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

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4/99 Nos 60 and 62


Houses. Core probably C16; encased C17 and C18; C19 and C20 alterations
and additions. Timber-framed; rubble sandstone walling, partly rendered;
stone slate roof. Irregular T-shaped plan incorporating 2-bay hall block
and 2-bay cross-wing. No 60 occupies cross-wing and adjacent bay of hall
block, No 62 occupies original end bay and an added bay. 2 storeys.
Roadside front (formed by side wall of cross-wing): quoins and irregular
rubble to ground floor, thinly-coursed stone above. 2 windows to each
floor: all renewed casements with glazing bars, lintels tooled as voussoirs.
Projecting brick end stack to right, recently rebuilt; another end stack
to front left roof slope. Small, single-storey, separately-roofed addition
to front left has 16-pane sash. Right return: exposed wallpost to right
corner of gable. C20 porch in angle with hall block; casement to each
floor of adjacent bay. No 62, to right, now rendered: C20 door flanked
by casements with glazing bars to each floor, shutters. Lower ridge with
end stacks. Single-storey addition to right. Left return: C20 porch to
right in angle with roadside addition. Adjacent bay of hall block has
shallow aisle projection with wall post exposed in return wall. Lean-to
addition to rear of No 62; to its right the infilled oak frame of a 3-light
mullioned window preserved within walling; head of a stud or wall-post
exposed above.

Interior: central posts and truss of cross-wing partially exposed; 1st-floor
beams resting on transverse mid-rail. Rest of framework largely obscured.
Adjoining bay occupied by No 62 has spine beam bearing traces of C16 or
C17 painting. A curved downbrace in original end wall of hall block at
1st-floor level, now plastered over, indicates an early constructional date.
Roof structure of No 62 reconstructed at shallower pitch.

Listing NGR: SK3842498346

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

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