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Doorway Re-Erected in Rock Face Approximately 100 Metres to South East of Boston Castle, Rotherham

Description: Doorway Re-Erected in Rock Face Approximately 100 Metres to South East of Boston Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 335642

OS Grid Reference: SK4306491466
OS Grid Coordinates: 443064, 391466
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4182, -1.3535

Location: 33 Boston Castle Grove, Rotherham S60 2BA

Locality: Rotherham
County: Rotherham
Country: England
Postcode: S60 2BA

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Listing Text


5/10 Doorway re-erected
in rock face
100 metres to
south-east of
Boston Castle
- II
Re-erected door surround. Early-mid C17, resited C19. Limestone architrave
and aedicule set within brick panel. Bolection-moulded architrave infilled
with brickwork and flanked by panelled pilasters with plinth blocks and acanthus-
carved consoles. Heavy, moulded, segmental pediment with springers breaking
Important relic associated with the College of Jesus buildings (College Street,
q.v.) but which must date from their conversion into a mansion in the C17. An
early illustration shows this doorway as one of a pair set within a ruin (Guest,
opp. p16).
J. Guest, Historic Notices of Rotherham, 1879.

Listing NGR: SK4306491466

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Source: English Heritage

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