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Perimiter Wall to Wentworth Garden Centre, Wentworth

Description: Perimiter Wall to Wentworth Garden Centre

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 335595

OS Grid Reference: SK3904897842
OS Grid Coordinates: 439048, 397842
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4759, -1.4131

Location: Hague Lane, Wentworth, Rotherham S62 7TF

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

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Listing Text

(east side)

Perimeter wall to
4/88 Wentworth Garden Centre
(incorporates 2 items
29.3.68 formerly listed as
Gateway at end of
Broad Walk, Wentworth
Woodhouse, and Kitchen
Garden W. wall and gateway,
Wentworth Woodhouse


Wall with gateways, formerly enclosing the kitchen garden of Wentworth
Woodhouse. Late C18-early C19, some C20 alterations. For the Wentworth
estate. Coursed sandstone on 2 external faces otherwise red brick;
ashlar-dressed openings. Rectangular enclosure wall 3 to 4 metres
in height with contemporary openings on 3 sides; C20 openings to southern
wall. Principal entrance in west wall has large 6-panel door and Tuscan
aedicule within band-rusticated and corniced ashlar panel. Externally
(on Hague Lane) the door has a simple corniced surround which is matched
by another blocked opening to the north. Principal entrance in east wall
has tall, corniced, ashlar gate piers now with C20 iron gates and without
their original lead statues. Basket-arched opening to north. North wall
has simple, corniced, doorway at east end and archway at west end; stone
external face punctuated by gable profiles of demolished buildings. Ashlar
copings partly replaced by concrete. East wall terminates the vista from
Wentworth Woodhouse west front, west wall faces the avenue to the Church
of the Holy Trinity.

Listing NGR: SK3904897842

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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