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MOORGATE HALL AND ATTACHED OUTBUILDING

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.

Name: MOORGATE HALL AND ATTACHED OUTBUILDING

List entry Number: 1132715

Location

MOORGATE HALL AND ATTACHED OUTBUILDING, MOORGATE ROAD

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

County:

District: Rotherham

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Feb-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 335689

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SK4392 ROTHERHAM MOORGATE ROAD (east side) 10/54 Moorgate Hall and attached outbuilding 19.10.51 (formerly listed as Moorgate Hall) II* Large house with attached outbuilding. C17, rebuilt early C18; late C18 outbuilding probably by John Platt for Samuel Tooker (Potts, pli). Deeply- coursed, dressed sandstone, Welsh slate roof; stone slates to outbuilding. Square on plan with internal angle to front right; outbuildings to right return (single-storey outbuilding not of special interest). 2 storeys with attics, total of 4 first-floor windows to entrance front. Entrance front: central 6-panel door (4 fielded, 2 flush) in ashlar surround. 4 sashes with thick glazing bars in square-faced surrounds, that to left of door blind and painted; continuous dripmould. Above door a small chamfered, round- arched window with stanchion and dripstone. To right a large sash with glazing bars in cavetto-moulded surround,matching window to left blind and painted. Internal angle to right infilled by lean-to garage; matching lst-floor sash. Eaves cornice forms gutter. Hipped roof with rebuilt, quoined, stack to front slope, hipped-roof dormers to side slopes. Rear: 1:3:1 bays. Central bays break forward, are 3-storeyed and have pediment and lst- and 2nd-floor quoinstrips and cornices, the lst-floor cornice continuing across outer bays. Ground floor: 16-pane sashes in architraves beneath continuous dripmould, central surround rusticated. 1st floor: sashes with glazing bars in architraves with double lintels and small keyblocks, central architrave eared and deeper (as doorway) and with segmental pediment above. 2nd floor: 3 horizontally-sliding sashes in architraves. Pediment corniced with oeil-de-boeuf (in architrave) in tympanum. Left return: 5 bays. Central 6-panel door at mid-floor height has eared architrave and external steps. Small sashes with glazing bars to ground floor, 5 large sashes to 1st floor in cavetto-moulded surrounds; bay-2 window blind. 3 roof dormers. Outbuilding: facade set back to left of rear of house has 2 doorways in bonded surrounds. Central door flanked by large flat-arched windows, right window with horizontally-sliding sash; 2 similar lst-floor windows have lintels tooled as voussoirs. Hipped roof with truncated ridge stack to right. Interior: excellent late C17 staircase with alternate barley-sugar and turned balusters. Separate stairs to attics with splat balusters (attics not inspected). Kitchen retains large elliptically-arched fireplace with imposts and keystone, opening infilled by good C19 cast-iron range. Some C17 wall-cupboards and panelled doors. Keyed round-arched doorhead in passage near attic stairs. 1st floor: pedimented doorway at head of stairs has bolection-moulded architrave; central rear room has marble fireplace and plaster frieze. Room to front right has bolection-moulded fireplace and canvas-panelled walls. Other good features of later date. J. Guest, Historic Notices of Rotherham, 1879, p526. J. D. Potts, Platt of Rotherham, Mason-Architects, 1700-1810, Sheffield, 1959.

Listing NGR: SK4313192071

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Guest, J, Historic Notices of Rotherham, (1879), 526
Potts, J D , Platt of Rotherham Mason-Architects 1700-1810, (1959), 11

National Grid Reference: SK 43131 92071

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