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Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 335707
OS Grid Reference: SK4296792636
OS Grid Coordinates: 442967, 392636
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4288, -1.3548
SK4292 ROTHERHAM THE CROFTS
9/71 Feoffees (formerly
19.10.51 The Charity School
(the Crofts School
Charity school now public house. Dated 1776, C20 addition to rear right.
By John Platt. Coursed, dressed red sandstone; Welsh slate roof. Symmetrical
facade; 2 storeys, 4 windows to lst floor; block set-back to left has 2 windows
to lst floor. Pedimented central part breaks forward. Central door in round-
arched recess has swept-shouldered architrave and cornice beneath panel inscribed
'THIS CHARITY SCHOOL / WAS ERECTED BY / THE FEOFFEES / IN THE YEAR 1776'.
Flanking windows have 4-pane casements with projecting sills and flat arches.
Outer bays have similar casements beneath round arches. lst-floor sill band
links smaller 4-pane casements with wedge lintels. Central round-arched recess
of 2 orders breaks into tympanum, pediment formed by plain projecting band.
Block set back to left has single-storey porch with pilaster strips flanking
doorway with swept-shouldered architrave, frieze cut to form voussoirs and heavy
pediment. 4-pane casement to left, sill band links similar lst-floor windows.
Listing NGR: SK4296792636
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