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Feoffees

A Grade II Listed Building in Boston Castle, Rotherham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4288 / 53°25'43"N

Longitude: -1.3548 / 1°21'17"W

OS Eastings: 442967

OS Northings: 392636

OS Grid: SK429926

Mapcode National: GBR LXZS.HL

Mapcode Global: WHDDK.523R

Entry Name: Feoffees

Listing Date: 19 October 1951

Last Amended: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192720

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335707

Location: Rotherham, S60

County: Rotherham

Electoral Ward/Division: Boston Castle

Built-Up Area: Rotherham

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Rotherham

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

SK4292 ROTHERHAM THE CROFTS
(south end)
9/71 Feoffees (formerly
listed as
19.10.51 The Charity School
(the Crofts School
of Dancing))
- II
Charity school now public house. Dated 1776, C20 addition to rear right.
By John Platt. Coursed, dressed red sandstone; Welsh slate roof. Symmetrical
facade; 2 storeys, 4 windows to lst floor; block set-back to left has 2 windows
to lst floor. Pedimented central part breaks forward. Central door in round-
arched recess has swept-shouldered architrave and cornice beneath panel inscribed
'THIS CHARITY SCHOOL / WAS ERECTED BY / THE FEOFFEES / IN THE YEAR 1776'.
Flanking windows have 4-pane casements with projecting sills and flat arches.
Outer bays have similar casements beneath round arches. lst-floor sill band
links smaller 4-pane casements with wedge lintels. Central round-arched recess
of 2 orders breaks into tympanum, pediment formed by plain projecting band.
Block set back to left has single-storey porch with pilaster strips flanking
doorway with swept-shouldered architrave, frieze cut to form voussoirs and heavy
pediment. 4-pane casement to left, sill band links similar lst-floor windows.
Hipped roofs.


Listing NGR: SK4296792636

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

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