PMSA National Recording Project - South Yorkshire

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough

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ArtistMaker: FLITCROFT 1, Henry
TitleOfWork: 'Hoober Stand'
DescriptionOfPhoto: -
DateOfCreation: 1746-1748
Dimensions: Height: 100 ft
Medium: stone
AtoZReference: p.53 3/4H
Street: Street Lane or Lea Brook Lane
TownOrVillage: Wentworth
AreaInTown: near the villages of Cortworth and Street
MetropolitanBorough: Rotherham
Photographer: -
ImageCopyright: -
AccessionNumber: na~2
Location: Access from Street Lane by a steep path, or Lea Brook Lane which is to the north of the column.

Description: 3-sided pyramid. Not yet visited.

Commission: Thomas Watson-Wentworth, 1st Marquis of Rockingham. Built to commemorate the quelling of the Jacobite Rebellion in 1746. Thomas Watson-Wentworth fought at the Battle of Culloden for which he was ennobled.

Comment: Owned by the Fitzwilliam Wentworth Amenity Trust, created as a charitable trust in 1979.

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