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Wall Enclosing Front Garden to Slade Hooton Hall Including Attached Gatepiers and Gateway, Laughton-en-le-Morthen

Description: Wall Enclosing Front Garden to Slade Hooton Hall Including Attached Gatepiers and Gateway

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 336001

OS Grid Reference: SK5239789267
OS Grid Coordinates: 452397, 389267
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3976, -1.2134

Location: 2 Abbey Lane, Maltby, Rotherham S25 1YQ

Locality: Laughton-en-le-Morthen
County: Rotherham
Country: England
Postcode: S25 1YQ

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There is also a scheduled monument, Slade Hooton Medieval Settlement and Moated Site, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

7/126 Wall enclosing front
29.3.68 garden to Slade Hooton
Hall including attached
gatepiers and gatway
(part of item formerly
listed as Entrance
gatepier, Slade Hooton
Hall; Gateway between
garden and orchard;
Gatepiers between
garden and farmyard)
Garden wall with attached gatepiers and gateway. c1700. For John Mirfin of
Slade Hooton Hall. Ashlar limestone gatepiers and gateway; coursed, squared
limestone walling. Rectangular enclosure wall with entrance gatepiers to
front right, gateway and gatepiers in right return of wall, additional
gatepiers to rear wall on right of Slade Hooton Hall (q.v.). Front gatepiers
(that on right partly replaced in concrete) have moulded plinths, square
rusticated shafts with inner-face strips, cornices with large ball finials;
quoined flanking walls have brackets against each pier. Wall steps down on
left then returns to full height on left return to link with rear-right
corner of Slade Hooton Hall. Right return of front wall has moulded copings
and a rusticated ashlar doorway with cambered-arched head; wall continues to
a pair of gatepiers with moulded plinths and square, panelled shafts with
cornices and pulvinated plinths to broken finials; rear return of wall has
larger gatepiers in same style. Front gate piers and those to right of house
depicted in Samuel Buck's sketch of Slade Hooton Hall (p82).
Samuel Buck's Yorkshire Sketchbook, c1720, facsimile edition 1979, Wakefield
Historical Society.

Listing NGR: SK5239789267

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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