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Camellia House, Wentworth

Description: Camellia House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 335629

OS Grid Reference: SK3909697685
OS Grid Coordinates: 439096, 397685
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4745, -1.4124

Location: Hague Lane, Wentworth, Rotherham S62 7TQ

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

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Listing Text


4/122 Camellia House

Camellia house. Early C19 incorporating mid C18 part to rear. For the
Wentworth Estate. Ashlar sandstone facade with brick returns, glazed
roof; centre of C18 part: limestone, slate roof. Single storey.
Main front : 3:3:3 bays. Plinth, stone steps to central 3 bays which
break forward. 4 Ionic columns flank full-height casements with
glazing bars which incorporate door. Outer bays : fully glazed with
40-pane sashes interspersed with Ionic pilasters which are doubled
at each end. Plain frieze, cornice. Balustrade (missing above bay 6
and with original statues and ornaments removed).

Rear : 3-bay pediment flanked by low side wings, set back. Plinth,
rusticated quoins and central bay. Part-glazed door beneath keyed
round arch and flanked by columns with alternate blocking. Outer bays
have sashes beneath keyed round arches. Architrave and cornice break
forward above keystones and columns; plain tympanum. Side wings each
have 6-panel door flanked by sashes with glazing bars; flat arches;
cornice and monoclinal roof with hipped end.

Interior : Camellia beds flank pedimented doorway leading to rear
room. C18 part in poor condition at time of re-survey.

Listing NGR: SK3909697685

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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