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West Hall and Attached Dwellings Forming Part of West Hall Fold

A Grade II Listed Building in Wentworth, Rotherham

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Latitude: 53.48 / 53°28'48"N

Longitude: -1.4239 / 1°25'25"W

OS Eastings: 438332

OS Northings: 398301

OS Grid: SK383983

Mapcode National: GBR LXH6.J7

Mapcode Global: WHDD4.3S7H

Plus Code: 9C5WFHJG+2F

Entry Name: West Hall and Attached Dwellings Forming Part of West Hall Fold

Listing Date: 21 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1286439

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335574

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

(north-west side)

4/66 West Hall and attached
dwellings forming part
of West Hall Fold


Group of houses now 3 dwellings. C17 and C18, partly with C15 core.
Internal timber-framing; sandstone, partly coursed, partly rubble;
brick to part of rear; Welsh slate and stone slate roofs. Irregular
H-shaped group. West Hall: 2 storeys with attic. Three 1st-floor
windows with lower 2-storey wing to front right and additional single-
storey single-window bay to right end. Single-storey block to rear of
centre forms link to a 2-storey building which has lean-to and gabled
additions to its rear and forms 2 dwellings.

West Hall: large quoins. Quoined doorway with panelled double door and
4-pane overlight. Flanking windows have projecting sills, 24-pane sashes
and flat arches; similar windows to 1st floor. Rubble-walled wing to
front right is of earlier character: small casements in return walls;
door in right return; gable with ledge and 2 blocked openings beneath
truncated brick end stack. Ashlar gable copings and renewed brick end
stacks to main house. Bay to right end has stone slate roof; adjoining
farmbuilding to right (not of special interest).

Rear of West Hall: partly brick-walled; truncated stone buttress at
junction with lower end-bay.

Building to rear: rubble-walled; openings mostly altered. North-facing
gable has irregular quoining embedded in lower wall; brick gable with
exposed head of wall post and fragment of roof truss. Stone slate roof
with end stacks.

Interior of West Hall: C18 part has contemporary central staircase;
pedimented niche. in left ground-floor room. Attic with 3 hybrid roof
trusses: curved principals with apexes triangulated in the form of
king-post trusses. End wall of single-storey bay retains wall-posts,
straight braces and cambered tie-beam; heads of another pair of wall posts
with tie beam exposed at mid-point of bay; king-post trusses of light
scantling visible in roof void.

Building to rear: not fully inspected. Encases a timber-framed structure
of which 2 bays appear to remain. Original roof structure with cross-braced
crown posts: one truss remaining intact has cambered tie beam; middle truss
of same type now obscured by stack; end truss mutilated. A very rare
survival of its type in this region.

P. F. Ryder, notes in County Ancient Monuments and Sites Record,
Sheffield, primary index no 2177.

Listing NGR: SK3833298301

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

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