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Langold Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Letwell, Rotherham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3726 / 53°22'21"N

Longitude: -1.1442 / 1°8'38"W

OS Eastings: 457038

OS Northings: 386529

OS Grid: SK570865

Mapcode National: GBR NYGF.2R

Mapcode Global: WHDDV.DHDC

Entry Name: Langold Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 May 1966

Last Amended: 15 October 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132672

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335791

Location: Letwell, Rotherham, S81

County: Rotherham

Civil Parish: Letwell

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Firbeck with Letwell

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

SOUTH YORKSHIRE
ROTHERHAM
5097

LETWELL
SK58NE
3/43 Langold Farmhouse
29.5.66 (Formerly listed as
Langold)

GV II*

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
1768.
J. Hunter, South Yorkshire. The History and Topography of the Deanery of Doncaster,
1828-31.


Listing NGR: SK5703886529

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