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Latitude: 53.5029 / 53°30'10"N
Longitude: -1.3485 / 1°20'54"W
OS Eastings: 443311
OS Northings: 400885
OS Grid: SE433008
Mapcode National: GBR MW0Y.V1
Mapcode Global: WHDD5.863Y
Entry Name: Town Hall
Listing Date: 21 August 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1192631
English Heritage Legacy ID: 335552
Location: Rotherham, S63
Electoral Ward/Division: Wath
Built-Up Area: Wath upon Dearne
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Wath Upon Dearne All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
SE40SW WATH UPON DEARNE CHURCH STREET
2/43 Town Hall
House later used as Town Hall and now civic offices. Built 1770
(Fleming and Hird), appears early C19 with parapet probably late
C19. Cement-rendered, roof not visible. Rectangular double-depth
plan. 2 storeys, cellars. Symmetrical 5-bay front; central 3 bays
break forward. Plinth, band-rusticated ground floor. Central,
single-storey, stone porch: C20 panelled door with fanlight flanked
by Ionic columns; pulvinated frieze, modillioned cornice and blocking
course. Flanking bays have unequal 20-pane sashes. Band to 1st floor
beneath 5 windows all with projecting sills, sashes with glazing bars
and consoled cornices. Plain ashlar frieze, cornice. Added ashlar
parapet, with stylised motif in recessed panels. Rear: 4 bays, central
2 bays break forward. Outer bays have single-storey canted bays with
pierced balustrades. Modillioned cornice.
Interior: rooms mostly subdivided. Entrance hall: 2 Ionic columns,
stone staircase to right with cast-iron balustrade. Niche at stair
landing; ornate stair-well ceiling with acanthus motif to central
feature. C20 additions to right return not of special interest.
A. Fleming and S. Hird, Wath upon Dearne As It Was, 1982, plate 10.
Listing NGR: SE4330400885
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