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Steeple Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Stainborough, Barnsley

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Latitude: 53.5273 / 53°31'38"N

Longitude: -1.5208 / 1°31'14"W

OS Eastings: 431862

OS Northings: 403508

OS Grid: SE318035

Mapcode National: GBR KWTN.J9

Mapcode Global: WHCBR.ML0S

Entry Name: Steeple Lodge

Listing Date: 18 March 1968

Last Amended: 4 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151059

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333905

Location: Stainborough, Barnsley, S75

County: Barnsley

Civil Parish: Stainborough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Silkstone All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE30SW (south-east side)

1/30 Steeple Lodge
(formerly listed as
18.3.68 Main Gate Lodge
Wentworth Castle)
Lodge. c1775 for the 2nd Earl of Strafford. Coursed, squared sandstone,
C20 cement-tile roof. In the form of a church with 3-stage tower adjoining
drive to Wentworth Castle (q,v.); single-storey wing on opposite side. In
Gothick style. Roadside elevation: tower has diagonal buttresses with ashlar
quoins and offsets, pointed 2-light window with wooden Y-tracery glazing bars,
plain-band hoodmoulds to this and glazed quatrefoil window above; tall 2nd-storey
window of 2 lights with stone Y-tracery; ashlar band beneath embattled parapet
with diagonally-set corner pinnacles. Crow-stepped lean-to addition to left of
tower forms link to embattled single-storey wing having Y-tracery casement in
pointed, ashlar surround. Lean-to addition to far left has matching window.
Rear: ogee-headed doorway into lean-to against tower. Right return: similar
doorway to lower stage. Interior not of special interest. Important building
of the Wentworth Castle estate built to add interest to the former service entrance.

Listing NGR: SE3186203507

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

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