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Wellgate Old Hall, Rotherham

Description: Wellgate Old Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 335714

OS Grid Reference: SK4316492558
OS Grid Coordinates: 443164, 392558
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4281, -1.3518

Location: Wellgate, Rotherham S60 2LN

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

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Listing Text

(west side)
10/78 Nos 120-126 (even)
(Wellgate Old Hall)
House. Late C17 (the date 1679 noted on restoration plaque of 1979). Coursed
rubble sandstone, C20 cement-tile roof. 2 storeys, 5 bays with central 3-bay
pediment. Large quoins. Tall, double-chamfered, mullioned windows with
C20 casements. C20 double door to bay 2 has weathered moulding to
quoined jambs. 2-light windows to central bays, 3-light windows to end bays.
lst-floor band forms door lintel. lst-floor windows as ground floor.
Eaves cornice. Pediment springs from ashlar brackets, moulded architrave to
oculus in tympanum. Hipped roof. Rear: as front, unrestored ground-floor windows
have dripstones; no lst-floor band.
C20 interior. Formerly had large fireplace arch; Tudor-arched fireplace now
displayed in forecourt. Occupies important manorial site possibly associated
with St. James' Chapel that was situated opposite. Reused timbers from building
tree-ring dated to 1479 (Ryder).
P. F. Ryder, notes in County Ancient Monuments and Sites Record, Sheffield,
primary index no 795.

Listing NGR: SK4316492558

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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