Description: Kimberworth Manor House
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 335654
OS Grid Reference: SK4054693258
OS Grid Coordinates: 440546, 393258
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4346, -1.3912
SK49SW ROTHERHAM CHURCH STREET
(north side, off),
19.10.51 (formerly listed as
The Manor House and
Manor house. Dated ' 1-6-9-4 ' on separate stones at eaves; C18 additions.
Coursed, squared sandstone with red, ashlar-sandstone dressings; Welsh slate
roof. Originally L-shaped but with early C18 brick infill to rear left angle.
2-storey, single-bays cottage added to left has C20 additions to rear (not of
special interest). Main house: 3 storeys with partial cellar, 5 windows to
1st floor. Plinth band, large quoins. Square-faced window surrounds with
recessed mullions; casements with glazing bars to ground and 1st floors,
leaded lights to 2nd floor. Central panelled door in projecting, bead-moulded
surround with remains of pulvinated frieze and peaked cornice. Flanking
2-light windows linked by projecting,cavetto-mcvulded lintel band; blind
window to far right; door in chamfered, projecting surround to far left.
1st floor: central single-light window, other windows of 2 lights all linked
by cavetto-moulded lintel band. 2nd floor: three 2-light windows with dripstones.
3 gables each with moulded surround to blind bullseye opening and with cavetto-
moulded gable copings rising from 4 ashlar panels bearing numerals of date.
Rear: bolection-moulded door surround into later brick addition, 2 gables.
Right return: 2-gabled elevation as front, ground-floor windows to right have
Cottage to left: set back and with large quoins to left. 3-light casement with
shutters beneath tall casement. Truncated brick end stack.
Interior of main house: large elliptically-arched fireplace in ground-floor
room to left, present fireplace within arch reuses lintel inscribed' WBA/1702'.
Same room has transverse beam with stopped chamfers. Excellent balustrade to
staircase with splat balusters and scratch-moulded newel posts with shaped
finials. Some C18 features including imported Adam-style marble fireplace in
ground-floor room to right. Wall cupboard in same room with 4 round-arched,
fielded panels. Similar styled wall cupboard in rear entrance hall. 2 late
C18 cast-iron fireplaces to 1st floor. Some old doors and frames. Later
alterations may conceal additional features of interest.
Listing NGR: SK4054693258
Source: English Heritage
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