WELL HOUSES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1151057
Date first listed:
04-Dec-1986
Statutory Address:
WELL HOUSES, 1 AND 2, WELL HOUSES LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
WELL HOUSES, 1 AND 2, WELL HOUSES LANE

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

District:
Barnsley (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Wortley
National Grid Reference:
SE 30612 00280

Details

WORTLEY WELL HOUSES LANE SE30SW (north end)

1/127 Nos 1 and 2 Well Houses

- II Pair of houses. Mid C17 and mid C18. Rubble sandstone and thinly-coursed sandstone, sheet asbestos and stone slate roofs. C17 house on left: 2 storeys, single room with outshut. C18 part on right set forward: L-shaped plan with outshut in rear angle,2 storeys with attics, 3 windows to 1st floor. C17 house: large quoins on left. Partly-quoined doorway to left has wood lintel; former 4-light, double-chamfered mullioned window to right now of 2 lights with central mullion only. Small window beneath eaves. Chimney pot to left end of ridge. Rear: 2-light double-chamfered window, mullion removed. C18 house: large quoins. Central doorway has projecting keystone worked on lintel, plain dripstone band; another doorway on left has plain ashlar surround. C20 casements flanking central door have projecting stone sills, window to left has flat-arched head, that to right a plain lintel. 1st floor: band, 2 windows as ground floor flanking narrow central window with flat arch. Shaped kneelers, chamfered gable copings. Central ridge stack with band. Left return: 2-light, square-faced attic window now blocked. Right return: band continues; blind attic window. Interior of Cl7 house retains bressumer beam with cut out for door head; stop-chamfered spine beam; arcade post now adjacent to end wall of later house has brace to arcade plate and supports old principal rafter truss. Position of arcade post suggests the C17 house was truncated by the C18 addition. Owned by Francis Wood "who in the year 1713 gave forty pounds secured on an estate called Wellhouse in The Lordship of Wortley". The charity is still administered, giving £2 annually for the poor of Wortley, and is known as the "Wellhouse Dole" (Barstow, walk 6).

J. A. Barstow, Fifteen Walks around Wortley, undated booklet.

Listing NGR: SE3061200280

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
334003
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Barstow, J A, Fifteen Walks around Wortley

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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