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Rotherham Metropolitan Borough

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ArtistMaker: not known
TitleOfWork: 'Needle's Eye'
DateOfCreation: 1730/82 (dates not clear)
Medium: stone
Location: Open ground via a footpath from the junction of Coaley Lane and Street Lane
AtoZReference: p.53 3F
Postcode: S61
Street: Coaley Lane and Street Lane
TownOrVillage: Wentworth
AreaInTown: Stump Cross
MetropolitanBorough: Rotherham
Photographer: -
ImageCopyright: -
AccessionNumber: na~2.gif
Description: Stone gateway in the shape of a pyramid.

Commission: 2nd Marquis of Rockingham

Comment: Supposedly built so that the Marquis of Rockingham could drive a horse and carriage through it for a bet.

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