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BURIAL ENCLOSURE APPROXIMATELY 10 METRES TO NORTH EAST OF WENTWORTH OLD CHURCH

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: BURIAL ENCLOSURE APPROXIMATELY 10 METRES TO NORTH EAST OF WENTWORTH OLD CHURCH

List entry Number: 1132793

Location

BURIAL ENCLOSURE APPROXIMATELY 10 METRES TO NORTH EAST OF WENTWORTH OLD CHURCH, CHURCH DRIVE

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

County:

District: Rotherham

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Wentworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Aug-1985

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 335571

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SK39NE WENTWORTH CHURCH DRIVE (north side, off)

4/63 Burial enclosure approximately 10 metres to north-east of Wentworth Old Church

GV II

Burial enclosure. 1824. Erected by William Wentworth Fitzwilliam and son Charles William. Ashlar plinth and vault cover with cast-iron railed enclosure. Rectangular. Large slab rises to chamfered 2-stone vault cover. Railings have corner and intermediate piers each of square section with lozenge-shaped panels to openwork shaft. Moulded caps now mostly damaged or replaced by concrete facsimiles. Fleur-de-lys finials to lower and upper rails. Running inscription on upper rail reads:

'THIS PLACE OF BURIAL WAS / CONSTRUCTED A.D. MDCCCXXIV.BY / WILLIAM EARL FITZWILLIAM / AND CHARLES WILLIAM / VISCOUNT MILTON, FOR THE / WENTWORTH BRANCH OF THEIR / DESCENDANTS, IN THE HOPE THAT / THEY MAY PASS THROUGH / THINGS TEMPORAL, THAT THEY / LOSE NOT THE THINGS ETERNAL'.

Subterranean vault not inspected. Private access via ashlar-lined tunnel from Wentworth Old Church (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SK3839298300

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National Grid Reference: SK 38392 98300

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