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Kimberworth Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Rotherham West, Rotherham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4346 / 53°26'4"N

Longitude: -1.3912 / 1°23'28"W

OS Eastings: 440546

OS Northings: 393258

OS Grid: SK405932

Mapcode National: GBR LXQQ.MJ

Mapcode Global: WHDDB.LXRW

Entry Name: Kimberworth Manor House

Listing Date: 19 October 1951

Last Amended: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132743

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335654

Location: Rotherham, S61

County: Rotherham

Electoral Ward/Division: Rotherham West

Built-Up Area: Rotherham

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Kimberworth St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

SK49SW ROTHERHAM CHURCH STREET
(north side, off),
Kimberworth
5/22 Kimberworth
Manor House
19.10.51 (formerly listed as
The Manor House and
Dovecote)
GV
II
Manor house. Dated ' 1-6-9-4 ' on separate stones at eaves; C18 additions.
Coursed, squared sandstone with red, ashlar-sandstone dressings; Welsh slate
roof. Originally L-shaped but with early C18 brick infill to rear left angle.
2-storey, single-bays cottage added to left has C20 additions to rear (not of
special interest). Main house: 3 storeys with partial cellar, 5 windows to
1st floor. Plinth band, large quoins. Square-faced window surrounds with
recessed mullions; casements with glazing bars to ground and 1st floors,
leaded lights to 2nd floor. Central panelled door in projecting, bead-moulded
surround with remains of pulvinated frieze and peaked cornice. Flanking
2-light windows linked by projecting,cavetto-mcvulded lintel band; blind
window to far right; door in chamfered, projecting surround to far left.
1st floor: central single-light window, other windows of 2 lights all linked
by cavetto-moulded lintel band. 2nd floor: three 2-light windows with dripstones.
3 gables each with moulded surround to blind bullseye opening and with cavetto-
moulded gable copings rising from 4 ashlar panels bearing numerals of date.
Rear: bolection-moulded door surround into later brick addition, 2 gables.
Right return: 2-gabled elevation as front, ground-floor windows to right have
lowered sills.
Cottage to left: set back and with large quoins to left. 3-light casement with
shutters beneath tall casement. Truncated brick end stack.
Interior of main house: large elliptically-arched fireplace in ground-floor
room to left, present fireplace within arch reuses lintel inscribed' WBA/1702'.
Same room has transverse beam with stopped chamfers. Excellent balustrade to
staircase with splat balusters and scratch-moulded newel posts with shaped
finials. Some C18 features including imported Adam-style marble fireplace in
ground-floor room to right. Wall cupboard in same room with 4 round-arched,
fielded panels. Similar styled wall cupboard in rear entrance hall. 2 late
C18 cast-iron fireplaces to 1st floor. Some old doors and frames. Later
alterations may conceal additional features of interest.


Listing NGR: SK4054693258

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