Wombwell Old Hall

Has been described as a Possible Fortified Manor House

There are no visible remains

NameWombwell Old Hall
Alternative Names
Historic CountryYorkshire
Modern AuthorityBarnsley
1974 AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Civil ParishBarnsley

Wombwell Hall had in 1831 been developed into a number of dwellings (Hunter)

Nothing remains of the Hall. The present building is modern (F1 ECW 05-AUG-60). (PastScape)

a substantial fifteenth-century tower formed the centre of the west range of a courtyard manor. The tower was pulled down in the middle of last century - all that remains today is a fragment of wall of the east range, incorporated in Victorian outbuildings. (Ryder 1982)

Not scheduled

Not Listed

Historic England (PastScape) Defra or Monument number(s)
County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceSE403027
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  • Emery, Anthony, 1996, Greater Medieval Houses of England and Wales Vol. 1 Northern England (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press) p. 333
  • Sneyd, Steve, 1995, The Devil's Logbook Castles and Fortified Sites around South Yorkshire (Hilltop Press) p. 18
  • Ryder, P.F., 1982 (paperback edn 1992), The Medieval Buildings of Yorkshire (Ash Grove Book) p. 108-22
  • Hunter, J., 1831, South Yorkshire. The History and Topography of the Deanery of Doncaster in the Diocese and County of York Vol. 2 p. 123-5