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Burial Enclosure Approximately 10 Metres to North East of Wentworth Old Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Wentworth, Rotherham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.48 / 53°28'48"N

Longitude: -1.423 / 1°25'22"W

OS Eastings: 438392

OS Northings: 398300

OS Grid: SK383983

Mapcode National: GBR LXH6.Q7

Mapcode Global: WHDD4.3SNH

Entry Name: Burial Enclosure Approximately 10 Metres to North East of Wentworth Old Church

Listing Date: 21 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132793

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335571

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 CHURCH DRIVE
(north side, off)

4/63 Burial enclosure
approximately 10 metres
to north-east of
Wentworth Old Church

GV II


Burial enclosure. 1824. Erected by William Wentworth Fitzwilliam
and son Charles William. Ashlar plinth and vault cover with cast-iron
railed enclosure. Rectangular. Large slab rises to chamfered 2-stone
vault cover. Railings have corner and intermediate piers each of square
section with lozenge-shaped panels to openwork shaft. Moulded caps now
mostly damaged or replaced by concrete facsimiles. Fleur-de-lys finials
to lower and upper rails. Running inscription on upper rail reads:

'THIS PLACE OF BURIAL WAS / CONSTRUCTED A.D. MDCCCXXIV.BY / WILLIAM
EARL FITZWILLIAM / AND CHARLES WILLIAM / VISCOUNT MILTON, FOR THE /
WENTWORTH BRANCH OF THEIR / DESCENDANTS, IN THE HOPE THAT / THEY MAY
PASS THROUGH / THINGS TEMPORAL, THAT THEY / LOSE NOT THE THINGS ETERNAL'.

Subterranean vault not inspected. Private access via ashlar-lined
tunnel from Wentworth Old Church (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SK3839298300

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

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