Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1132691

Date first listed: 19-Feb-1986



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District: Rotherham (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Whiston

National Grid Reference: SK 45805 88968


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SK48NE WHISTON UPPER WHISTON Upper Whiston Lane (off west side) 8/108 The Poplars - II House. Part of core late C15 or C16, rebuilt early C17 (said to have 1612 date plaque now covered over), extensive C19 and C20 alterations. Some internal timber-framing; roughcast sandstone walling, Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys, 5 windows to 1st floor. Entrance front: part-glazed door to left bay with sash window to its left and casement over. Other bays with irregular C19 and C20 fenestration including small window opposite ridge stack possibly the vestige of a fire window. Bay 1 has external end stack to left, higher eaves and hipped roof. Main range has rendered end stack to right and rendered ridge stack. Left return: massive external stack to right with offsets and rebuilt brick shaft; small external stack of later date to left. Interior: main range has chamfered spine beam now incomplete. Central stack has back to back fireplaces one with early ashlar surround with shaped panels in rebate above lintel. Roof space with 5, collared, principal-rafter trusses, double purlins and evidence of former firehood louvre on north side of ridge stack (Ryder). Taller end bay is structurally a 2-bay cross-wing. Massive slab ceiling joists on soffit- morticed beam. In lst-floor front room: exposed cambered tie beam with head of one wall post. Side wall stud partition divides end bay from main range. Tudor-arched fireplace backs onto external stack. Wall posts said to remain in some corners of this bay. P. F. Ryder, notes in County Ancient Monuments and Sites Record, Sheffield, primary index No 1505.

Listing NGR: SK4580588968


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