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Wall Enclosing Front Garden to Slade Hooton Hall Including Attached Gatepiers and Gateway

A Grade II* Listed Building in Laughton-en-le-Morthen, Rotherham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3976 / 53°23'51"N

Longitude: -1.2134 / 1°12'48"W

OS Eastings: 452397

OS Northings: 389267

OS Grid: SK523892

Mapcode National: GBR MYZ4.2R

Mapcode Global: WHDDM.BVDN

Entry Name: Wall Enclosing Front Garden to Slade Hooton Hall Including Attached Gatepiers and Gateway

Listing Date: 29 March 1968

Last Amended: 1 April 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151846

English Heritage Legacy ID: 336001

Location: Laughton-en-le-Morthen, Rotherham, S25

County: Rotherham

Civil Parish: Laughton-en-le-Morthen

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Laughton-en-le-Morthen and Throapham

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 08/02/2017


SK 58 NW,
7/126

LAUGHTON-EN-LE-MORTHEN,
SLADE HOOTON,
Wall enclosing front garden to Slade Hooton Hall including attached gate piers and gateway

(Part of item formerly listed as Entrance gatepier, Slade Hooton Hall; Gateway between garden and orchard; Gatepiers between garden and farmyard)

(Parish previously listed as: Thurcroft)

29.03.68

G.V.

II

Garden wall with attached gate piers and gateway. c1700. For John Mirfin of
Slade Hooton Hall. Ashlar limestone gate piers and gateway; coursed, squared
limestone walling. Rectangular enclosure wall with entrance gatepiers to
front right, gateway and gate piers in right return of wall, additional
gate piers to rear wall on right of Slade Hooton Hall (q.v.). Front gate piers
(that on right partly replaced in concrete) have moulded plinths, square
rusticated shafts with inner-face strips, cornices with large ball finials;
quoined flanking walls have brackets against each pier. Wall steps down on
left then returns to full height on left return to link with rear-right
corner of Slade Hooton Hall. Right return of front wall has moulded copings
and a rusticated ashlar doorway with cambered-arched head; wall continues to
a pair of gate piers with moulded plinths and square, panelled shafts with
cornices and pulvinated plinths to broken finials; rear return of wall has
larger gate piers in same style. Front gate piers and those to right of house
depicted in Samuel Buck's sketch of Slade Hooton Hall (p82).
Samuel Buck's Yorkshire Sketchbook, c1720, facsimile edition 1979, Wakefield
Historical Society.

Listing NGR: SK5239789267

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