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Gateway with Attached Plinth Wall and Ironwork Screen Forming South Side of South Court at Wentworth Woodhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wentworth, Rotherham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.474 / 53°28'26"N

Longitude: -1.4052 / 1°24'18"W

OS Eastings: 439577

OS Northings: 397633

OS Grid: SK395976

Mapcode National: GBR LXM8.LD

Mapcode Global: WHDD4.DY35

Entry Name: Gateway with Attached Plinth Wall and Ironwork Screen Forming South Side of South Court at Wentworth Woodhouse

Listing Date: 21 August 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1193422

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335623

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 WENTWORTH WOODHOUSE

4/116 Gateway with attached
plinth wall and ironwork
screen forming south side
of south court at
Wentworth Woodhouse

GV II*


Gateway with attached plinth wall and ironwork screen. Gateway c1630;
refixed and screen added probably in mid C18. For the Wentworth estate.
Limestone gateway; dressed sandstone plinth wall and ashlar piers; wrought-
iron screen. Set in straight line with south-facing gateway linked via
plinth wall and single ironwork panel to south-east corner of south wing
of Wentworth Woodhouse west front (q.v.); 3 ironwork panels to east of
gateway with linking plinth wall and intermediate piers and end pier.
Gateway in Artisan Mannerist style after a design by Dietterlin of c1584
(English Heritage). Square-headed opening flanked by fluted Doric
pilasters with alternate blocking; panel beneath, and scrollwork within,
tympanum of open pediment surmounted by pedestals and more scrolls.
Deeply-coursed plinth wall links corniced ashlar piers. Excellent
ironwork panels with bars interspersed with upthrusting barbed spikes;
elaborate frieze crested by scrollwork to spiked and foliate finials.

English Heritage, Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest
In England, South Yorkshire, Rotherham, Wentworth.


Listing NGR: SK3957797633

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