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Wentworth School

A Grade II Listed Building in Wentworth, Rotherham

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Latitude: 53.4793 / 53°28'45"N

Longitude: -1.4239 / 1°25'25"W

OS Eastings: 438331

OS Northings: 398216

OS Grid: SK383982

Mapcode National: GBR LXH6.JH

Mapcode Global: WHDD4.3T72

Entry Name: Wentworth School

Listing Date: 21 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132794

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335575

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

(south-east side)

4/67 Wentworth School


School. 1837, later additions. For Charles William, 5th Earl Fitzwilliam.
Deeply-coursed, horizontally-tooled sandstone; graduated Welsh slate roof,
H-plan with addition set back to left in keeping with main range; C19 and
C20 additions to rear. Main range: symmetrical facade. Single storey.
5-bay central block; taller single-bay crosswings. Roughly-tooled plinth;
quoined and double-chamfered door and window surrounds. Central part-
glazed door beneath gablet with finial . Renewed casements to flanking
windows, stone mullions removed. Stone gutter brackets. Gabled cross-
wings each have Tudor-arched, 3-light, mullioned and transomed window
with intersecting tracery and hoodmould; quatrefoiled light set beneath
elaborate bargeboard. Ridge stack to each end of main range: transverse
plinths each with 5 flues set in line. Ridge ventilator bases. Right
return: 3-light window flanked by 2-light windows, mullions remain.

Interior: framed roof with arched trusses. Originally the Girls and
Infants School.

Listing NGR: SK3833198216

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

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