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Latitude: 53.4991 / 53°29'56"N
Longitude: -1.0573 / 1°3'26"W
OS Eastings: 462632
OS Northings: 400678
OS Grid: SE626006
Mapcode National: GBR PW1Z.WD
Mapcode Global: WHFFF.Q9QW
Entry Name: Bessacarr Grange Farmhouse, Flanking Walls and End Pavilions
Listing Date: 1 October 1978
Last Amended: 5 September 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1132892
English Heritage Legacy ID: 335109
Location: Doncaster, DN4
Electoral Ward/Division: Finningley
Built-Up Area: Doncaster
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Cantley St Wilfrid
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
TOWN OF DONCASTER WARNING TONGUE LANE
SE 60 SW
4 /110 Bessacarr Grange Farmhouse,
attached flanking walls and
I.10.78 end pavilions
(formerly listed as two
Farmhouse, flanking walls and end pavilions. Early C19 with later alterations.
Red brick with gauged brick dressings and pantile roofs. Two storeys plus attic
and basement, 3 bays with symmetrical elevation. Main front and rear gabled. Main
front has sunken basement windows below cambered heads to outer bays. Ground floor
has central doorcase, door now missing, flanked by empty window openings. First-
floor band and 3 empty window openings above. All openings with flat gauged brick
arches and windows with projecting stone sills. Band at eaves level and lunette
window in the gable with stone sill. Stepped eaves. Roof covering missing.
Similar elevation to rear. Slightly recessed, ten feet high flanking walls are
blind. Gabled, single bay, end pavilions each have a blind recess below flat brick
arch and blocked circular window to the gable. Left pavilion with stone coped open
pediment, right pavilion with damaged gable. Remains of later buildings attached
to rear of walls and pavilions of no special interest. Interior features of house,
now missing. Building empty and derelict at time of resurvey. Bessacarr Grange
was designed as a model farm and resembles the farm patterns published in
T Lightoler's book 'The Gentleman and Farmer's Architect', 1762.'
Listing NGR: SE6263200678
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