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Ha-Ha, Gates, Gate Piers and Perimeter Wall to Front Garden of Morthen Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Whiston, Rotherham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3997 / 53°23'59"N

Longitude: -1.2809 / 1°16'51"W

OS Eastings: 447911

OS Northings: 389452

OS Grid: SK479894

Mapcode National: GBR MYH4.H0

Mapcode Global: WHDDL.9T92

Entry Name: Ha-Ha, Gates, Gate Piers and Perimeter Wall to Front Garden of Morthen Hall

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132689

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335739

Location: Whiston, Rotherham, S66

County: Rotherham

Civil Parish: Whiston

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Whiston St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

DK48NE WHISTON MORTHEN HALL LANE
(north side)
8/103 Ha-Ha, gates,
gate piers and
perimeter wall
to front garden
of Morthen Hall
GV II
Ha-Ha, gates, gate piers and wall. Probably early C19. Coursed, dressed
sandstone; wrought-iron gates. Ha-Ha to front of Morthen Hall (q.v.) has
retaining wall approximately 16 metres in height with rounded copings. At
each end the wall, now with chamfered copings, sweeps up to low, rusticated
gate piers with pyramidal caps; double gates with scrolled lower panels. Walls
continue round to link with taller garden walls with ball finials at junction
(right finial missing). Taller walls curve round to link with wings of Morthen
Hall thus enclosing front garden. Included for group value.


Listing NGR: SK4791189452

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