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60 and 62, Main Street, Wentworth

Description: 60 and 62, Main Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 335606

OS Grid Reference: SK3842498346
OS Grid Coordinates: 438424, 398346
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4804, -1.4225

Location: B6090, Wentworth, Rotherham S62 7TN

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

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Listing Text

(north side)

4/99 Nos 60 and 62


Houses. Core probably C16; encased C17 and C18; C19 and C20 alterations
and additions. Timber-framed; rubble sandstone walling, partly rendered;
stone slate roof. Irregular T-shaped plan incorporating 2-bay hall block
and 2-bay cross-wing. No 60 occupies cross-wing and adjacent bay of hall
block, No 62 occupies original end bay and an added bay. 2 storeys.
Roadside front (formed by side wall of cross-wing): quoins and irregular
rubble to ground floor, thinly-coursed stone above. 2 windows to each
floor: all renewed casements with glazing bars, lintels tooled as voussoirs.
Projecting brick end stack to right, recently rebuilt; another end stack
to front left roof slope. Small, single-storey, separately-roofed addition
to front left has 16-pane sash. Right return: exposed wallpost to right
corner of gable. C20 porch in angle with hall block; casement to each
floor of adjacent bay. No 62, to right, now rendered: C20 door flanked
by casements with glazing bars to each floor, shutters. Lower ridge with
end stacks. Single-storey addition to right. Left return: C20 porch to
right in angle with roadside addition. Adjacent bay of hall block has
shallow aisle projection with wall post exposed in return wall. Lean-to
addition to rear of No 62; to its right the infilled oak frame of a 3-light
mullioned window preserved within walling; head of a stud or wall-post
exposed above.

Interior: central posts and truss of cross-wing partially exposed; 1st-floor
beams resting on transverse mid-rail. Rest of framework largely obscured.
Adjoining bay occupied by No 62 has spine beam bearing traces of C16 or
C17 painting. A curved downbrace in original end wall of hall block at
1st-floor level, now plastered over, indicates an early constructional date.
Roof structure of No 62 reconstructed at shallower pitch.

Listing NGR: SK3842498346

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Source: English Heritage

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