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Langold Farmhouse, Letwell

Description: Langold Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 May 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 335791

OS Grid Reference: SK5703886529
OS Grid Coordinates: 457038, 386529
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3726, -1.1442

Location: Letwell, Rotherham S81 8DG

Locality: Letwell
County: Rotherham
Country: England
Postcode: S81 8DG

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Listing Text


3/43 Langold Farmhouse
29.5.66 (Formerly listed as


Farmhouse. Mid C18 (pre-1768). Probably by Ralph Knight for his own estate
(Hunter, p229). Thinly-coursed, squared limestone, Westmorland slate roof.
2 storeys with basement and attic, side wings without attic; 1:1:1 x 2 bays.
Ground-floor sill band. Central bay breaks forward and has plain Venetian window
with entablature to side lights and keystone to its round arch, renewed fenestration
with glazing bars. Diocletian window to 1st floor; its central part having
sash with glazing bars and lower sill; keyed oeil-de-boeuf with radial glazing
bars in tympanum of pediment. Outer bays each have a tall round-headed window
with glazing bars in ashlar surround with moulded impost and keystone beneath
half pediment. Lateral stacks with bands to the central bay. C20 addition
set back on left not of special interest. Rear: C20 door with fanlight and flanking
windows in Serliana with round arch thrown over the whole; C20 casement in ashlar
surround above; outer bays as front. Ralph Knight is known to have engaged in
architectural design along with his friend Thomas Worsley (Surveyor to the Office
of Works, 1760-78) who built his own house at Hovingham. Designs for Knight's
own house had been drawn up but its execution was prevented by his death in
J. Hunter, South Yorkshire. The History and Topography of the Deanery of Doncaster,

Listing NGR: SK5703886529

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Source: English Heritage

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