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OAKWOOD HALL INCLUDING BALUSTRADED RETAINING WALL ATTACHED TO PORTICO

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: OAKWOOD HALL INCLUDING BALUSTRADED RETAINING WALL ATTACHED TO PORTICO

List entry Number: 1132717

Location

OAKWOOD HALL INCLUDING BALUSTRADED RETAINING WALL ATTACHED TO PORTICO, 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-Feb-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 335694

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History

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Details

SK49SW ROTHERHAM MOORGATE ROAD (west side, off) 5/59 Oakwood Hall including balustraded retaining wall attached to portico - II Large house with attached wall, now offices of Rotherham Health Authority. 1856-59 for James Yates. Coursed, dressed sandstone, Welsh slate roof. Double-pile plan with contemporary wing to right, set back; various additions to rear. 2 storeys, 1:3:1 bays. Plinth. Central part breaks forward and has band-rusticated ashlar walling to ground floor. 4-pane sashes throughout. Stone steps to colonnaded Doric portico with paired front columns, plain frieze and mutule cornice surmounted by balustrade with end dies and gadrooned urns. 2-bay returns of portico have attached single columns, entablature and balustrade as front (no urns). Entablature returns above flanking windows of central part; balustrade cornice returns as sill band to lst-floor windows which have sill blocks and shouldered and eared architraves. Outer bays have shouldered and eared architraves to windows of each floor. lst-floor band and lst-floor sill band. Modillioned eaves cornice surmounted by balustrade with dies. Hipped roof with corniced stacks flanking central lantern, matching ridge stack to right. Wing to right, set back, comprises 2-bay link-block to 3-storey tower, archivolts to ground-floor windows, tower with hipped roof and cruciform stack. Returns of main range each have canted 2-storey bay. Curved retaining walls attached to each side of portico have balustrades with dies surmounted by gadrooned urns. Interior : inner entrance hall with tiled and marble floor; cantilevered staircase with cast-iron balustrade; arcaded landing. James Yates was a notable Rotherham industrialist being a partner of the Yates and Haywood foundry. C19 directories show that he had moved from Carr House to Oakwood Hall by 1859. Oakwood Hall served as a hospital during and after the 1914-18 war.

Listing NGR: SK4362590959

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National Grid Reference: SK 43625 90959

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