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Latitude: 53.4855 / 53°29'7"N
Longitude: -1.4642 / 1°27'51"W
OS Eastings: 435652
OS Northings: 398891
OS Grid: SK356988
Mapcode National: GBR LX64.T8
Mapcode Global: WHDD3.HN08
Entry Name: Tankersley Old Hall
Listing Date: 4 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1151073
English Heritage Legacy ID: 333938
Location: Tankersley, Barnsley, S74
Civil Parish: Tankersley
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Tankersley St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
TANKERSLEY BLACK LANE
SK39NE (west side)
5/62 Tankersley Old Hall
Ruined mansion. Late C16, incorporating part of earlier structure, dismantled c1730.
Ashlar and rubble sandstone, no roof, 2 x 3 bay rectangular tower with undercroft,
remains stand over 2 storeys high; east wall originally the end of earlier house and
with internal features now exposed. South side: corner piers flank 2 basement
windows of 2 lights in chamfered, projecting surrounds; 2 ground floor windows
originally of 2 lights; transomed and cavetto-moulded lst floor windows beneath
string course, upper walling ruinous. North side: 3-light mullioned windows in
chamfered plinth, transomed 3-light windows to 1st floor. East side: fireplace to
ground floor left has moulded arched lintel with triangular extrados. Joist corbels,
brickwork above with 2 moulded fireplaces, another fireplace above on left has
relieving arch. Believed to have been built for the 6th Earl of Shrewsbury (Arundel
Mss). Belonged to the Savile family until taken over by Thomas Wentworth, Earl of
Strafford in early C17, already in disrepair when leased to Fanshawe family in 1653;
finally dismantled c1730. Ruin under consolidation at time of resurvey. Arundel
Castle Mss, 2/71. Derbyshire Archaeological Society, Arundel Castle Manuscripts
(HMSO, 1966). D Hey, 'The Parks at Tankersley and Wortley', Y. A. J., vol 47, 1975,
Listing NGR: SK3565298891
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