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Abbey House

A Grade II Listed Building in Maltby, Rotherham

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Latitude: 53.4029 / 53°24'10"N

Longitude: -1.1853 / 1°11'7"W

OS Eastings: 454262

OS Northings: 389871

OS Grid: SK542898

Mapcode National: GBR NY52.5W

Mapcode Global: WHDDM.RQRN

Entry Name: Abbey House

Listing Date: 1 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1314664

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335926

Location: Maltby, Rotherham, S66

County: Rotherham

Civil Parish: Maltby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Maltby

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

7/51 Abbey House
Custodian's house to Roche Abbey. Early C19. For the Sandbeck estate of the
Earl of Scarbrough. Coursed, squared, magnesian limestone, Westmorland slate
roof. L-shaped plan having wing to rear right. In Gothick style. 2 storeys
and attic, 3 windows to 1st floor. Chamfered plinth. 2 steps to central
doorway having decorative panelled door and fanlight with cusped glazing bars
in moulded surround with pointed arch. Canted single-storey bay window on
right has sashes with glazing bars in chamfered pointed surrounds, band
beneath embattled parapet. Bay-1 window has 2-light casement with cusped
wooden tracery in pointed-arched surround. 1st floor: band linking with that
of bay window, windows as bay 1. Eaves band beneath embattlements with roll-
moulded merlons and with crocketed pinnacle at each end. Gable copings with
end stacks. Rear: wing gable has 3-light mullioned window to ground floor
and pointed attic window, shaped kneelers, gable copings and end stack.
Right return: doorway into wing as front with window on right and over door
as bay 1.
Interior: square newels and turned balusters to contemporary staircase.
Work was done at Roche Abbey for the 6th Earl of Scarbrough during the years
1807/08 (Beastall, p116) which probably included this house. A comparable
structure surviving at Yews Mill (q.v.) has a date of 1806 inscribed on its
attached bridge.
T. W. Beastall, A North Countrv Estate, 1974.

Listing NGR: SK5426189869

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