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14, Cortworth Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in Wentworth, Rotherham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4762 / 53°28'34"N

Longitude: -1.3892 / 1°23'21"W

OS Eastings: 440633

OS Northings: 397896

OS Grid: SK406978

Mapcode National: GBR LXR7.1L

Mapcode Global: WHDD4.MWNF

Entry Name: 14, Cortworth Lane

Listing Date: 21 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1314603

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335584

Location: Wentworth, Rotherham, S62

County: Rotherham

Civil Parish: 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

SK49NW WENTWORTH CORTWORTH LANE
(north side)

5/76 No 14


II


House. Late C18,altered C19. Deeply-coursed sandstone, facsimile
stone slate roof. 2 storeys. Two 1st-floor windows with wing to
rear. Large quoins. Front wall extensively rebuilt. Central part-
glazed door flanked by 4-pane sashes with projecting sills all with
lintels tooled as voussoirs. Inscribed plaque over door within stone
architrave. Flanking windows as ground floor but with flat arches.
Renewed brick end stacks. Inscription on plaque includes the words:

IN MEMORIAM

W. JOHN WENTWORTH FITZWILLIAM

BORN AUG 7 1852

DIED SEPT 11 1889

THIS BOYS HOME WAS TRANSFERRED
TO THE GORDON BOYS HOME 1900

This son of the 6th Earl was tragically killed in a riding accident
at Wentworth Woodhouse. The building served as a memorial to him
and provided a home for boys taken into Fitzwilliam guardianship in
the late C19.

Attached outbuilding to left not of special interest.


Listing NGR: SK4063397896

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