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Doorway Re-Erected in Rock Face Approximately 100 Metres to South East of Boston Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Boston Castle, Rotherham

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Latitude: 53.4183 / 53°25'5"N

Longitude: -1.3535 / 1°21'12"W

OS Eastings: 443064

OS Northings: 391466

OS Grid: SK430914

Mapcode National: GBR LXZX.RC

Mapcode Global: WHDDK.5BQV

Entry Name: Doorway Re-Erected in Rock Face Approximately 100 Metres to South East of Boston Castle

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1286898

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335642

Location: Rotherham, S60

County: Rotherham

Electoral Ward/Division: Boston Castle

Built-Up Area: Rotherham

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Rotherham

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


5/10 Doorway re-erected
in rock face
100 metres to
south-east of
Boston Castle
- II
Re-erected door surround. Early-mid C17, resited C19. Limestone architrave
and aedicule set within brick panel. Bolection-moulded architrave infilled
with brickwork and flanked by panelled pilasters with plinth blocks and acanthus-
carved consoles. Heavy, moulded, segmental pediment with springers breaking
Important relic associated with the College of Jesus buildings (College Street,
q.v.) but which must date from their conversion into a mansion in the C17. An
early illustration shows this doorway as one of a pair set within a ruin (Guest,
opp. p16).
J. Guest, Historic Notices of Rotherham, 1879.

Listing NGR: SK4306491466

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

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