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Description: Wentworth School
Date Listed: 21 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 335575
OS Grid Reference: SK3833198216
OS Grid Coordinates: 438331, 398216
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4793, -1.4239
SK39NE WENTWORTH CHURCH FIELD LANE
4/67 Wentworth School
School. 1837, later additions. For Charles William, 5th Earl Fitzwilliam.
Deeply-coursed, horizontally-tooled sandstone; graduated Welsh slate roof,
H-plan with addition set back to left in keeping with main range; C19 and
C20 additions to rear. Main range: symmetrical facade. Single storey.
5-bay central block; taller single-bay crosswings. Roughly-tooled plinth;
quoined and double-chamfered door and window surrounds. Central part-
glazed door beneath gablet with finial . Renewed casements to flanking
windows, stone mullions removed. Stone gutter brackets. Gabled cross-
wings each have Tudor-arched, 3-light, mullioned and transomed window
with intersecting tracery and hoodmould; quatrefoiled light set beneath
elaborate bargeboard. Ridge stack to each end of main range: transverse
plinths each with 5 flues set in line. Ridge ventilator bases. Right
return: 3-light window flanked by 2-light windows, mullions remain.
Interior: framed roof with arched trusses. Originally the Girls and
Listing NGR: SK3833198216
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Source: English Heritage
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