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Old Stable and Coachhouse Buildings at Langold

A Grade II* Listed Building in Letwell, Rotherham

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Latitude: 53.3726 / 53°22'21"N

Longitude: -1.1441 / 1°8'38"W

OS Eastings: 457039

OS Northings: 386529

OS Grid: SK570865

Mapcode National: GBR NYGF.3R

Mapcode Global: WHDDV.DHDC

Entry Name: Old Stable and Coachhouse Buildings at Langold

Listing Date: 29 May 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1314640

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335792

Location: Letwell, Rotherham, S81

County: Rotherham

Civil Parish: Letwell

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Firbeck with Letwell

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

3/44 Old stable and coachhouse
29.5.66 buildings at Langold


Stable and coach-house block now farmbuildings and 1 dwelling (unoccupied at
time of resurvey). Mid C18 (pre 1768). Probably by Ralph Knight for his own
estate (Hunter, p229). Thinly-coursed, squared limestone, Westmorland slate
roof. U-shaped courtyard plan open-sided to the south, in classical style.
2 storeys. Main (east) facade: 5 bays; end and central bays project slightly.
Plinth. Central bay as a pedimented portico with rusticated quoins and continuous
impost band to tall round arch with keystone. Round-arched panels to outer
bays have ashlar surrounds to square windows beneath each arch, bays 1 and 2
have casements with glazing bars, bays 4 and 5 boarded. Eaves cornice to
hipped roof. C20 brick stacks flank bay 2. Rear of this part has matching
pedimented portico with Diocletian window in tympanum. Its left return 2 infilled
round arches to carriage houses now a dwelling. Rear range elevation: 1:2:3:2
bays with link block masking right end bay. Pedimented 3-bay part in line with
front arch has door with consoled cornice in round-arched panel; flanking door-
ways, that on left walled-up; 3 square windows to 1st floor; blocked Diocletian
window in tympanum. Left return: 2 rebated, round-arched carriage-house entrances.
Link block south elevation: round-arched waggon entrance to pedimented central
part; cruciform slit vents to right and to 1st floor. Outstanding range of
buildings remaining from the grand scheme for Langold proposed by Ralph Knight
but left incomplete after his death in 1768. Attached farmbuildings of later
date not of special interest.
J. Hunter, South Yorkshire: The History and Topography of the Deanery of Doncaster

Listing NGR: SK5703986529

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