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Rainborough Lodges and Gates

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wath upon Dearne, Rotherham

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Latitude: 53.5007 / 53°30'2"N

Longitude: -1.387 / 1°23'13"W

OS Eastings: 440757

OS Northings: 400616

OS Grid: SE407006

Mapcode National: GBR LWRY.HT

Mapcode Global: WHDD4.N8QN

Entry Name: Rainborough Lodges and Gates

Listing Date: 29 March 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1314591

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335517

Location: Brampton Bierlow, Rotherham, S73

County: Rotherham

Civil Parish: Brampton Bierlow

Built-Up Area: Wath upon Dearne

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Brampton Bierlow Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

(south side)

2/3 Rainborough Lodges
and gates

29.3.68 II*

Pair of lodges with attached gate piers and gate; forming one dwelling.1798-
1804. Attributed to John Carr (Wragg). For William Wentworth Fitzwilliam,
4th Earl Fitzwilliam. Ashlar sandstone; graduated Welsh slate roofs;
wrought-iron gates. Symmetrical pair of square lodges with inner and
outer wing walls and central carriage gateway. Lodges: 2 storeys, single
window. Plinth, rusticated quoins to lower stage. Tall, central, round-
headed sash with glazing bars; moulded impost and archivolt all set
within recessed round-arched panel with Greek-key impost band and archivolt.
Frieze with festooned paterae; modillioned cornice. Hipped roof,
corniced central stack with paterae. Inner return of each lodge has
panelled door in architrave with plain frieze and pediment, all set
within a round-arched recess; 6-pane sash beneath archivolt. Inner wing
walls each have iron gate in round-arched opening and terminate at
rusticated piers with Greek-key band beneath frieze with swags and paterae.
Cornice surmounted by affronted statues of lions couchant. Simple
wrought-iron gates with paired horizontal rails; decorative scrollwork
and central vase finial to top rail. Outer wing walls each have blind
round-arched opening and terminate at rusticated end piers. Set on the
line of a former avenue to Wentworth Park North Lodge (q.v.).

R. B. Wragg, 'The Life and Works of John Carr of York: Palladian Architect',
unpublished thesis, 1975, University of Sheffield, vol 3, appendix A

Listing NGR: SE4075700616

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