Place:


Wentworth Castle  West Riding

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Wentworth Castle like this:

WENTWORTH CASTLE, the seat of the Wentworth family in Stainbrough township, W. R. Yorkshire; 3 miles SSW of Barnsley. It was built, on the site of a previous castle, in 1730 and 1768, by the second and third Earls of Strafford; and is a splendid edifice, in the Grecian style.

Additional information about this locality is available for Stainbrough

Wentworth Castle through time

Wentworth Castle is now part of Barnsley district. Click here for graphs and data of how Barnsley has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Wentworth Castle itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Wentworth Castle, in Barnsley and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/25526

Date accessed: 19th August 2019


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