British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

The Old Rectory, Harthill with Woodall

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 335786

OS Grid Reference: SK4938180912
OS Grid Coordinates: 449381, 380912
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3228, -1.2601

Location: Rectory Gardens, Harthill, Rotherham S26 7YG

Locality: Harthill with Woodall
County: Rotherham
Country: England
Postcode: S26 7YG

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text

(east side)
4/38 The Old Rectory
29.7.66 (Formerly listed as
The Rectory)


Rectory. Rebuilt c1720 for 2nd Rev John Hewitt (Garbett p.126). Ashlar
sandstone, graduated Westmorland slate roof. 2 storeys with attics, 5 x 2
bays. Plinth, raised quoins. Central doorway with panelled door and overlight
in bolection-moulded surround beneath segmental pediment. Other bays have
unequally-hung 15-pane sashes in raised surrounds. 1st-floor band beneath
5 similar windows, central window having architrave. Eaves cornice and decorative
iron gutter brackets. Hipped roof with 3 wooden roof dormers over central
bays, central dormer has segmental pediment otherwise triangular pediments.
Ashlar stacks to side ridges have diagonally-set chimney pots. Rear: addition
to rear has 32-pane sash to stair window. Right return: C19 canted bay-window
to ground-floor on left; door in addition to rear has old part-glazed door
in ashlar surround beneath stone carved with lion and crown. Left return:
original cross-mullioned casement to 1st floor. Interior: fine early-C18
cantilevered oak staircase with alternate barley-sugar and slender, turned
balusters. At its foot a cupboard with linenfold panelling reused from old
C16 rectory: 5 panels in all, 2 panels high and with carved heads over. 2
plaster roundels with cherubs to stair landing. Curved principal rafters.
Attached dwelling known as Rectory Cottage not of special interest.
H. Garbett, The History of Harthill-with-Woodall, 1950.

Listing NGR: SK4937980917

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.