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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1132669



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Rotherham

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Harthill with Woodall

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Jul-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 15-Oct-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 335786

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HARTHILL WITH WOODALL UNION STREET SK48SE (east side) 4/38 The Old Rectory 29.7.66 (Formerly listed as The Rectory)


Rectory. Rebuilt c1720 for 2nd Rev John Hewitt (Garbett p.126). Ashlar sandstone, graduated Westmorland slate roof. 2 storeys with attics, 5 x 2 bays. Plinth, raised quoins. Central doorway with panelled door and overlight in bolection-moulded surround beneath segmental pediment. Other bays have unequally-hung 15-pane sashes in raised surrounds. 1st-floor band beneath 5 similar windows, central window having architrave. Eaves cornice and decorative iron gutter brackets. Hipped roof with 3 wooden roof dormers over central bays, central dormer has segmental pediment otherwise triangular pediments. Ashlar stacks to side ridges have diagonally-set chimney pots. Rear: addition to rear has 32-pane sash to stair window. Right return: C19 canted bay-window to ground-floor on left; door in addition to rear has old part-glazed door in ashlar surround beneath stone carved with lion and crown. Left return: original cross-mullioned casement to 1st floor. Interior: fine early-C18 cantilevered oak staircase with alternate barley-sugar and slender, turned balusters. At its foot a cupboard with linenfold panelling reused from old C16 rectory: 5 panels in all, 2 panels high and with carved heads over. 2 plaster roundels with cherubs to stair landing. Curved principal rafters. Attached dwelling known as Rectory Cottage not of special interest. H. Garbett, The History of Harthill-with-Woodall, 1950.

Listing NGR: SK4937980917

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Garbett, H, The History of Harthill with Woodall, (1950)

National Grid Reference: SK 49381 80912


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