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Tower and Roadside Wall to West of Houndhill Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Worsbrough, Barnsley

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1315080

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333959

Location: Barnsley, S70

County: Barnsley

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

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Listing Text

WORSBROUGH HOUND HILL LANE
SE30SW (south side)

1/80
Tower and roadside wall
to west of Houndhill
11.11.66 farmhouse (part of item
formerly listed as Tower
in garden of Hound Hill
house)
GV II
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

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