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

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1132793

Date first listed: 21-Aug-1985

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

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Location

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

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 38392 98300

Summary

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 335571

Legacy System: LBS

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