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Latitude: 53.5329 / 53°31'58"N
Longitude: -1.4935 / 1°29'36"W
OS Eastings: 433667
OS Northings: 404143
OS Grid: SE336041
Mapcode National: GBR LW0L.G9
Mapcode Global: WHDCX.1G2G
Entry Name: Tower and Roadside Wall to West of Houndhill Farmhouse
Listing Date: 11 November 1966
Last Amended: 4 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1315080
English Heritage Legacy ID: 333959
Location: Barnsley, S70
Electoral Ward/Division: Worsbrough
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Worsbrough Common St Luke
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
WORSBROUGH HOUND HILL LANE
SE30SW (south side)
Tower and roadside wall
to west of Houndhill
11.11.66 farmhouse (part of item
formerly listed as Tower
in garden of Hound Hill
Boundary wall with tower. c1640-44 for Richard Elmhirst. Rubble sandstone.
Wall surmounting roadside bank with circular stone tower at north end. Wall
has triangular copings which rise over a blocked quoined doorway. Tower has
doorway facing Houndhill farmhouse (q.v.) with chamfered quoins and curved lintel.
4 small openings beneath coped parapet.
Interior of tower: narrow stone steps to raised platform behind parapet. Civil
war fortification to protect Royalist garrison at Houndhill.
Listing NGR: SE3366704143
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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