WENTWORTH HOSPITAL WITH ATTACHED FRONT RAILINGS COMPRISING SCHOOL HOUSE, SCHOOL ROOM, ATTACHED ALMSHOUSES TO REAR, RAILINGS TO ROADSIDE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1132792

Date first listed: 19-Apr-1982

Date of most recent amendment: 21-Aug-1985

Statutory Address: WENTWORTH HOSPITAL WITH ATTACHED FRONT RAILINGS COMPRISING SCHOOL HOUSE, SCHOOL ROOM, ATTACHED ALMSHOUSES TO REAR, RAILINGS TO ROADSIDE

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Location

Statutory Address: WENTWORTH HOSPITAL WITH ATTACHED FRONT RAILINGS COMPRISING SCHOOL HOUSE, SCHOOL ROOM, ATTACHED ALMSHOUSES TO REAR, RAILINGS TO ROADSIDE

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

District: Rotherham (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Wentworth

National Grid Reference: SK 38045 98443

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Details

SOUTH YORKSHIRE ROTHERHAM 5097

SK39NE WENTWORTH BARROW

4/60 Wentworth Hospital with attached front 19.4.82 railings: comprising School House, School Room, attached almshouses to rear, railings to roadside (formerly listed as Wentworth Hospital, Wentworth)

II

School-room with attached school-house now 2 dwellings; unoccupied almshouses to rear. Early and mid C18. For the Wentworth estate. Red brick in English garden wall bond, stone slate roofs. Symmetrical 11-bay facade with 12 almshouses forming quadrangle to rear. 2-storey front range; single-storey almshouses. Gauged-brick archway to central passage (now with timber shoring). To right C20 part-glazed door flanked by old casements with horizontal glazing bars. To left of archway: 5 windows all with C20 top-hung casements with glazing bars. Continuous 3-course brick band to 1st floor. Unequally-hung 9-pane sash above archway; to right shorter windows as ground floor; to left, renewed 9-pane casements. All windows with flat brick arches. 4 course eaves band continuous across central 1-bay gable; oculus. Shaped kneelers and ashlar copings to all gables. Small timber bellcote to ridge of central gable. End stacks, central ridge stack.

Quadrangle: each dwelling has part-glazed door flanked by casements; only No 1 retains any old fenestration; Nos 5 and 8, in corners, lit from rear. Central passageway through rear range has 3-course eaves band and coped gable bearing oval stone panel carved with Wentworth insignia, inscription 'WENTWORTH HOSPITAL' and date which appears to read '1765'.

Interior: almshouses retain some C18 doors with original ironwork.

Iron railings to front set in round-coped, stone, plinth wall: octagonal bars, simple top rail; matching gate to right. To left, railings terminate at C20 brick gate pier.

Various additions to rear of almshouses not of special interest.

Listing NGR: SK3804598443

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 335568

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing