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Ionic Temple at West End of South Terrace

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wentworth, Rotherham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4733 / 53°28'23"N

Longitude: -1.412 / 1°24'43"W

OS Eastings: 439124

OS Northings: 397554

OS Grid: SK391975

Mapcode National: GBR LXL8.3N

Mapcode Global: WHDD4.8YVP

Entry Name: Ionic Temple at West End of South Terrace

Listing Date: 21 August 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132730

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335628

Location: Wentworth, Rotherham, S62

County: Rotherham

Civil Parish: Wentworth

Built-Up Area: Wentworth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Wentworth Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

SK39NE WENTWORTH WENTWORTH WOODHOUSE
SK39129755

4/121 Ionic Temple at
west end of south
terrace.

GV II*


Ornamental temple. Possibly as early as 1735. By Henry Flitcroft
(engraving). For Thomas Watson Wentworth. Ashlar sandstone.
Peristyle rotunda. 3-step plinth to Ionic colonnade with full
entablature. Stepped lower courses to saucer dome.

Interior : square sandstone plinth to weathered marble statue of
Hercules in lion-skin cape clubbing mythical beast.

Engraving in York Minster Library, Topographical Prints, Wentworth.


Listing NGR: SK3912497554

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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