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Wentworth Forge at Building Yard, Wentworth

Description: Wentworth Forge at Building Yard

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 335582

OS Grid Reference: SK3931898175
OS Grid Coordinates: 439318, 398175
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4788, -1.4090

Location: B6090, Wentworth, Rotherham S62 7SB

Locality: Wentworth
County: Rotherham
Country: England
Postcode: S62 7SB

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Listing Text

(north side, off)

4/74 Wentworth Forge at
Building Yard


Blacksmith's workshop. Early-mid C19. For the Wentworth Estate.
Dressed sandstone, Welsh slate roof. Rectangular plan. Single-storey,
3 bays. Boarded door to left of centre with plain lintel directly
beneath eaves. 16-pane sash to left. Boarded garage doors to right
under flat arch. Hipped roof, rooflight. Left return: boarded door
flanked by renewed casements, lintels tooled as voussoirs. To right:
2 cast-iron doors to a narrow vertical cavity; blind window to right.
Rebuilt end stack to left.

Interior: double hearth in workshop to rear. Narrow cavity on left
return: fire-brick lined and originally backing onto another hearth;
probably used for expanding iron wheel rims prior to fitting. Part
of the estate workshop complex. Timber outbuildings to right return
not of special interest.

Listing NGR: SK3931898175

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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