Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1132809

Date first listed: 17-Nov-1964

Statutory Address: WHARNCLIFFE LODGE


Ordnance survey map of WHARNCLIFFE LODGE
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1132809 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 23-Jan-2019 at 19:45:28.


Statutory Address: WHARNCLIFFE LODGE

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

District: Sheffield (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Stocksbridge

National Grid Reference: SK 30548 95614


Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.


Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.



5/186 Wharncliffe Lodge

17/11/64 II

Lodge. Largely C18 on earlier site, remodelled C19. Coursed, squared sandstone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys with half-basement formerly lit from rear. Left part of house 6 regular bays, right part incorporates earlier work beneath re-built upper storey, all under same roof. Short hipped-roof wing to rear left with small outshut attached. Panelled doors to bays 2 and 5 in bonded ashlar surrounds, flanking 2-light windows. Similar windows to all 6 bays on 1st floor, mostly square-faced surrounds with iron casements although ground floor bay 4 and first floor bay 5 have chamfered lights. Right part has blocked quoined doorway flanked by double- chamfered single lights. To first floor, a blocked window to left of 2 C19 chamfered 2-light windows. Moulded kneelers, gable copings with finial base at right apex. 3 C19 stacks, shouldered, quoined and with chamfered copings, one stack to left end, others to ridge. Right return : C19 5-light double- chamfered mullion window to first floor. Interior : left doorway opens into large room now open to the roof, bressumer beam to left with full height brick firehood. First floor room at right end has a heavily carved C19 chimney piece and some panelling all in Jacobean style. In the floor of the outshut to right of rear wing is a rough gritdone block with weathered inscription.

A modernised transcription held in the Wharncliffe Estate Office at Wortley reads :- Pray for the soul of Thomas Wortley / Knight for the Kings body to the Kings Edward 4th / Richard 3rd and Henry 8th (whose faults/God pardon) which Thomas caus'd a Lodge to be built / on this crag in the midst of Wharncliffe for his / pleasure to hear the Harts bell in the year of our Lord 1510. Previous list description says of the house : "The domestic part of Wharncliffe Hall which was built in C16 and is now mostly demolished.... Home of Lady Mary Wortley-Montague in early C18. Commands wonderful view which has literary associations in Lady Mary's writings. "

Listing NGR: SK3054895614


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 335509

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing