BOSTON CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1132736

Date first listed: 19-Feb-1986

Statutory Address: BOSTON CASTLE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BOSTON CASTLE

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

District: Rotherham (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SK 42994 91513

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History

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Details

SK49SW ROTHERHAM BOSTON PARK

5/9 Boston Castle - II Lodge now house. Said to have been built c1775 for Thomas, 3rd Earl of Effingham. Deeply-coursed, squared rubble sandstone, roof not visible. Small, square, 2-storey building with addition to north side. Large herringbone-tooled quoins. Door near south corner has quoined surround and plain lintel. Window to each floor with projecting sills and C20 casements in plain architraves, 1st-floor windows taller. Embattled parapet with ashlar copings. Lower 2-storey addition to north has monoclinal roof with embattled ridge. Effingham resigned his commission when ordered to the American War of Independence; he spoke against the war in the House of Lords in 1775. Commemorates the Americans' first encounter with the British at Bunker's Hill near Boston in 1775 in which the British scored a hollow victory. Bicentenary booklet in Rotherham Local Studies Library.

Listing NGR: SK4299491513

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 335641

Legacy System: LBS

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