Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1132743

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Feb-1986



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District: Rotherham (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SK 40546 93258


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SK49SW ROTHERHAM CHURCH STREET (north side, off), Kimberworth 5/22 Kimberworth Manor House 19.10.51 (formerly listed as The Manor House and Dovecote) GV II Manor house. Dated ' 1-6-9-4 ' on separate stones at eaves; C18 additions. Coursed, squared sandstone with red, ashlar-sandstone dressings; Welsh slate roof. Originally L-shaped but with early C18 brick infill to rear left angle. 2-storey, single-bays cottage added to left has C20 additions to rear (not of special interest). Main house: 3 storeys with partial cellar, 5 windows to 1st floor. Plinth band, large quoins. Square-faced window surrounds with recessed mullions; casements with glazing bars to ground and 1st floors, leaded lights to 2nd floor. Central panelled door in projecting, bead-moulded surround with remains of pulvinated frieze and peaked cornice. Flanking 2-light windows linked by projecting,cavetto-mcvulded lintel band; blind window to far right; door in chamfered, projecting surround to far left. 1st floor: central single-light window, other windows of 2 lights all linked by cavetto-moulded lintel band. 2nd floor: three 2-light windows with dripstones. 3 gables each with moulded surround to blind bullseye opening and with cavetto- moulded gable copings rising from 4 ashlar panels bearing numerals of date. Rear: bolection-moulded door surround into later brick addition, 2 gables. Right return: 2-gabled elevation as front, ground-floor windows to right have lowered sills. Cottage to left: set back and with large quoins to left. 3-light casement with shutters beneath tall casement. Truncated brick end stack. Interior of main house: large elliptically-arched fireplace in ground-floor room to left, present fireplace within arch reuses lintel inscribed' WBA/1702'. Same room has transverse beam with stopped chamfers. Excellent balustrade to staircase with splat balusters and scratch-moulded newel posts with shaped finials. Some C18 features including imported Adam-style marble fireplace in ground-floor room to right. Wall cupboard in same room with 4 round-arched, fielded panels. Similar styled wall cupboard in rear entrance hall. 2 late C18 cast-iron fireplaces to 1st floor. Some old doors and frames. Later alterations may conceal additional features of interest.

Listing NGR: SK4054693258


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Legacy System number: 335654

Legacy System: LBS

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