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Swinton House, Swinton

Description: Swinton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 December 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 335540

OS Grid Reference: SK4532098978
OS Grid Coordinates: 445320, 398978
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4856, -1.3185

Location: Fitzwilliam Street, Rotherham S64 8RG

Locality: Swinton
County: Rotherham
Country: England
Postcode: S64 8RG

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Listing Text

(west side)

6/31 No 20
(Swinton House club)

House now club. Early-mid C18 with C19 additions to rear. Coursed,
dressed sandstone, Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys; 5-bay front with
triple wing to rear which projects beyond left return. Entered from
right return. Large projecting quoins, plinth. Most of lower wall
rendered with irregularly-ruled joints. Central doorway walled-up
with surround removed below mid-height; architrave with tripartite
keyblock, acanthus-carved consoles to broken segmental pediment.
Flanking windows have unequal 15-pane sashes in squared-faced surrounds
with moulded sills; ventilator inserted in upper part of bay-1 window.
Band. Sashes with glazing bars to 1st floor, surrounds as ground floor;
central window emphasised by decorative apron panel, sill blocks, shouldered
and eared architrave and cornice (now cemented over). Moulded cornice
forms gutter and breaks forward over central bay and at each end. Coped
gables; renewed brick end stacks. Left return: attached wing has C19
garden front with curved single-storey bay window to right.

Listing NGR: SK4532098978

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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