Building record M8736 - Gateford Hall, Worksop


MOAT (Medieval to Late 20th Century); MANOR HOUSE (Medieval to Late 20th Century); MOAT (Medieval to Late 20th Century)


Grid reference Centred SK 56916 81521 (100m by 70m)
Map sheet SK58SE
District Bassetlaw
Civil Parish Worksop, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Gateford Hall ... is modernised out of a portion, and occupies the site of the ancient residence of the Lascelles family; part of the kitchen (remains). John de Gateford died there in 1346. (1)
(The old hall) is represented by the ancient farmhouse which was formed out of its remains and stands near the road. (2)
Portions of the earlier house incorporated in the present fabric include 2 windows in the N front, one lighting the cellar; the other, of C14 date, is blocked. Within the house, at the W end, are a Tudor fireplace and some early roof timbers. (3)
Long, low house with a coursed rubble fa├žade, altered in the C17. Remains of the medieval manor house: the stone walling, internal timber framing and part of the moat. (4)
Named 'Gateford Hall'. (5)
Hall house on moated site. C16, refronted mid C17. Interior has timber framed hall with 4 bay posts, one pair with moulded tie beam and arch braces. Hall has C16 fireplace with chamfered Tudor arched opening. E end has C17 dog leg oak staircase with landing and square newel. (6)
See L4752 for moat.

Listed buildings slides, 60 slides (Photograph). SNT2648.

--/02/78, Gateford Hall (Plan). SNT2954.

Graham Beaumont, --/12/83, Gateford Hall (Plan). SNT4480.

Graham Beaumont, 1982 to 83, Gateford Hall (Plan). SNT4277.

<1> Holland J, 1826, History of Worksop, p 170 (Published document). SNT782.

<2> White R, 1875, Worksop: The Dukery and Sherwood Forest, p 89 (Published document). SNT1415.

<3> Clarke A, 1959, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT561.

<4> Pevsner N, 1979, The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire 2nd ed., p 393 (Monograph). SNT4.

<5> Sanderson G, 1835, 20 miles around Mansfield - 2 in (Map). SNT48.

<6> DOE, Listed Building Description (Published document). SNT228.

Sources/Archives (10)

  • --- Photograph: Listed buildings slides. 60 slides.
  • --- Plan: --/02/78. Gateford Hall. 1.
  • --- Plan: Graham Beaumont. 1982 to 83. Gateford Hall. A4 & larger than A3. Blue. Scaled and inked.
  • --- Plan: Graham Beaumont. --/12/83. Gateford Hall. A4.
  • <1> Published document: Holland J. 1826. History of Worksop. p 170.
  • <2> Published document: White R. 1875. Worksop: The Dukery and Sherwood Forest. p 89.
  • <3> Personal comment: Clarke A. 1959. Pers Comm.
  • <4> Monograph: Pevsner N. 1979. The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire 2nd ed.. Penguin. p 393.
  • <5> Map: Sanderson G. 1835. 20 miles around Mansfield - 2 in.
  • <6> Published document: DOE. Listed Building Description.

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Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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