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Ionic Temple at West End of South Terrace, Wentworth

Description: Ionic Temple at West End of South Terrace

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 335628

OS Grid Reference: SK3912497554
OS Grid Coordinates: 439124, 397554
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4733, -1.4120

Location: Wentworth, Rotherham S62 7TQ

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

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Listing Text


4/121 Ionic Temple at
west end of south


Ornamental temple. Possibly as early as 1735. By Henry Flitcroft
(engraving). For Thomas Watson Wentworth. Ashlar sandstone.
Peristyle rotunda. 3-step plinth to Ionic colonnade with full
entablature. Stepped lower courses to saucer dome.

Interior : square sandstone plinth to weathered marble statue of
Hercules in lion-skin cape clubbing mythical beast.

Engraving in York Minster Library, Topographical Prints, Wentworth.

Listing NGR: SK3912497554

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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