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The Round House, Wentworth

Description: The Round House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 335607

OS Grid Reference: SK3783298613
OS Grid Coordinates: 437832, 398613
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4829, -1.4314

Location: Mill Lane, Wentworth, Rotherham S62 7TR

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

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Listing Text

(south-east side)

4/100 The Round House


Tower mill now 2 dwellings. 1793, converted 1835 (Clayton). For
the Wentworth Estate. Thinly-coursed sandstone, roof not visible.
Truncated 4-storey cone with small concentric lean-to to south-west
side. Plinth. Ashlar surrounds dressed to the angle and curvature
of the cone. Mill Lane side : door in glazed porch. Inserted
ground-floor window to left has a horizontal-sliding sash with
glazing bars. In line above 3 windows, the lower two have casements
with glazing bars, the upper window a horizontal-sliding sash. To
right of porch a blocked, quoined, doorway now with small window;
above a blocked square opening. Similar sets of openings placed
diametrically opposite those described. Glazed porch to rear encloses
doorway with consoled pediment. Continuous band and cogged course
beneath coped parapet.

A.K. Clayton, 'The Wentworth Round-Houses', Trans. Hunter Archaeological
Soc., vol 8, 1963, pp 229-233.

Listing NGR: SK3783298613

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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