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Latitude: 53.4281 / 53°25'41"N
Longitude: -1.3518 / 1°21'6"W
OS Eastings: 443164
OS Northings: 392558
OS Grid: SK431925
Mapcode National: GBR MX0S.4V
Mapcode Global: WHDDK.63J9
Entry Name: Wellgate Old Hall
Listing Date: 19 October 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1314625
English Heritage Legacy ID: 335714
Location: Rotherham, S60
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
SK4392 ROTHERHAM WELLGATE
10/78 Nos 120-126 (even)
(Wellgate Old Hall)
House. Late C17 (the date 1679 noted on restoration plaque of 1979). Coursed
rubble sandstone, C20 cement-tile roof. 2 storeys, 5 bays with central 3-bay
pediment. Large quoins. Tall, double-chamfered, mullioned windows with
C20 casements. C20 double door to bay 2 has weathered moulding to
quoined jambs. 2-light windows to central bays, 3-light windows to end bays.
lst-floor band forms door lintel. lst-floor windows as ground floor.
Eaves cornice. Pediment springs from ashlar brackets, moulded architrave to
oculus in tympanum. Hipped roof. Rear: as front, unrestored ground-floor windows
have dripstones; no lst-floor band.
C20 interior. Formerly had large fireplace arch; Tudor-arched fireplace now
displayed in forecourt. Occupies important manorial site possibly associated
with St. James' Chapel that was situated opposite. Reused timbers from building
tree-ring dated to 1479 (Ryder).
P. F. Ryder, notes in County Ancient Monuments and Sites Record, Sheffield,
primary index no 795.
Listing NGR: SK4316492558
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