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Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Wath, Rotherham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5029 / 53°30'10"N

Longitude: -1.3485 / 1°20'54"W

OS Eastings: 443311

OS Northings: 400885

OS Grid: SE433008

Mapcode National: GBR MW0Y.V1

Mapcode Global: WHDD5.863Y

Entry Name: Town Hall

Listing Date: 21 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192631

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335552

Location: Rotherham, S63

County: Rotherham

Electoral Ward/Division: Wath

Built-Up Area: Wath upon Dearne

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Wath Upon Dearne All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

SE40SW WATH UPON DEARNE CHURCH STREET
(north side)

2/43 Town Hall


GV II


House later used as Town Hall and now civic offices. Built 1770
(Fleming and Hird), appears early C19 with parapet probably late
C19. Cement-rendered, roof not visible. Rectangular double-depth
plan. 2 storeys, cellars. Symmetrical 5-bay front; central 3 bays
break forward. Plinth, band-rusticated ground floor. Central,
single-storey, stone porch: C20 panelled door with fanlight flanked
by Ionic columns; pulvinated frieze, modillioned cornice and blocking
course. Flanking bays have unequal 20-pane sashes. Band to 1st floor
beneath 5 windows all with projecting sills, sashes with glazing bars
and consoled cornices. Plain ashlar frieze, cornice. Added ashlar
parapet, with stylised motif in recessed panels. Rear: 4 bays, central
2 bays break forward. Outer bays have single-storey canted bays with
pierced balustrades. Modillioned cornice.

Interior: rooms mostly subdivided. Entrance hall: 2 Ionic columns,
stone staircase to right with cast-iron balustrade. Niche at stair
landing; ornate stair-well ceiling with acanthus motif to central
feature. C20 additions to right return not of special interest.

A. Fleming and S. Hird, Wath upon Dearne As It Was, 1982, plate 10.


Listing NGR: SE4330400885

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