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The Round House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wentworth, Rotherham

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Latitude: 53.4829 / 53°28'58"N

Longitude: -1.4314 / 1°25'52"W

OS Eastings: 437832

OS Northings: 398613

OS Grid: SK378986

Mapcode National: GBR LXF5.X6

Mapcode Global: WHDD3.ZQK9

Entry Name: The Round House

Listing Date: 21 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1314606

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335607

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

(south-east side)

4/100 The Round House


Tower mill now 2 dwellings. 1793, converted 1835 (Clayton). For
the Wentworth Estate. Thinly-coursed sandstone, roof not visible.
Truncated 4-storey cone with small concentric lean-to to south-west
side. Plinth. Ashlar surrounds dressed to the angle and curvature
of the cone. Mill Lane side : door in glazed porch. Inserted
ground-floor window to left has a horizontal-sliding sash with
glazing bars. In line above 3 windows, the lower two have casements
with glazing bars, the upper window a horizontal-sliding sash. To
right of porch a blocked, quoined, doorway now with small window;
above a blocked square opening. Similar sets of openings placed
diametrically opposite those described. Glazed porch to rear encloses
doorway with consoled pediment. Continuous band and cogged course
beneath coped parapet.

A.K. Clayton, 'The Wentworth Round-Houses', Trans. Hunter Archaeological
Soc., vol 8, 1963, pp 229-233.

Listing NGR: SK3783298613

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