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Doric Lodge Including Roadside Gates and Railings, Wentworth

Description: Doric Lodge Including Roadside Gates and Railings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 335596

OS Grid Reference: SK3892697557
OS Grid Coordinates: 438926, 397557
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4733, -1.4150

Location: Hague Lane, Wentworth, Rotherham S62 7TF

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

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Listing Text

(east side)

4/89 Doric Lodge
including roadside
29.3.68 gates and railings.


Lodge, railings and gates. Early C19, possibly by Pritchett and Watson. For
the Wentworth estate. Ashlar sandstone, Welsh slate roof; iron rail ings and gates.
Lodge: in the manner of a tetrastyle Greek Doric temple set sideways on to
Hague Lane. Railings extend southwards along Hague Lane and incorporate
gateway. Lodge: 2 storeys with single-storey part to rear. 2-step
stylobate, fluted columns, triglyph frieze, mutule cornice and pediment.
Within portico: panelled door in architrave with console cornice and
recessed panel above; clasping pilasters. Wing wall set back to each
side has plinth, semi-domed niche, projecting end pier and cornice.
Right return: sash with glazing bars to ground-floor left, apron panel.
2 first-floor casements flank blind recessed panel. Triglyph frieze.
Low ridge stack. Left return: similar; only one glazed 1st-floor opening.

Railings: set in ashlar plinth. Round bars, some with forked bases.
Spiked finials above plain top rail. 4 square-sectioned gate-piers
each with openwork frame of vertical and diagonal bars, upswept apexes
with finials. Dogbars to central gates and side gates (one a fixed panel);
all in matching style. Railings terminate at corniced ashlar pier.

Listing NGR: SK3892697557

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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