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Bawtry Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bawtry, Doncaster

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Latitude: 53.4287 / 53°25'43"N

Longitude: -1.0222 / 1°1'19"W

OS Eastings: 465066

OS Northings: 392877

OS Grid: SK650928

Mapcode National: GBR PX9S.HM

Mapcode Global: WHFFV.82HV

Entry Name: Bawtry Hall

Listing Date: 11 January 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151550

English Heritage Legacy ID: 334740

Location: Bawtry, Doncaster, DN10

County: Doncaster

Civil Parish: Bawtry

Built-Up Area: Bawtry

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Bawtry with Austerfield

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text

(south side, off)
10/40 Bawtry Hall
Large house unoccupied at time of resurvey (1987). 1785 for Pemberton
Milnes; addition of c1905 for H. E. Peate; later C20 additions (not of
special interest). Red brick in Flemish bond, slate roof. 2 storeys and
attic; 1:5:1-bay entrance front with 3:2:3-bay garden front on left return;
wing to rear-right (extended c1905) incorporates a water tower. Entrance
front: recessed centre with panelled double door and 4-pane overlight in a
tetrastyle Tuscan porch with pilasters and pedimented entablature. Other
bays have plinth and sill band to sashes with glazing bars beneath rubbed-
brick flat arches; end bay on right has three, tall, unequally-hung 15-pane
sashes of later date. 1st floor: band and sill band with balustraded aprons
to sashes as ground floor; the central window set in a round-arched recess
rising from the porch. Modillioned cornice beneath cement-rendered and coped
parapet; central 3-bay pediment rises from fluted blocks. Hipped roof with 3
brick ridge stacks and dentilled brick end stack on right. Left return:
central margin-glazed French window flanked by pilasters and side-lights with
glazing bars set beneath a tetrastyle, concrete portico with pediment and
glazed roof. Other details as front, the outer bays being canted 2-storey
projections; ground-floor sashes have metal glazing bars. Set back on left
of garden front, and obscured by the later C20 additions, is the rear wing
extended c1905; it has 2 gables with dentilled wooden cornices and mansard
roof; to its rear is the water tower with raised brickwork quoins and keyed
oeil-de-beouf beneath cornice and parapet.
Interior: entrance hall has Ionic-columned screen with archivolted doorway
through to stair-hall on left; other corniced doorcases; side-wall fireplace
with Neo-classical, cast-iron fireback in marble surround with coloured
insets and urns and stags on frieze; husk-garland ceiling decoration.
Adjacent dining room: fielded-panel dado; 6-panel doors in enriched,
pedimented doorcases; iron fire basket in eared architrave with oak-leaf
frieze and cornice, architraved overmantel with pediment (painting removed);
panelled ceiling with acanthus centre feature and husk garlands framed by
bold bay-leaf-enriched ribs. Stairhall: cantilevered stone staircase with
ramped and wreathed handrail to wave-form iron balustrade; ceiling frieze
with vases and anthemion motifs, garlanded ceiling decoration. Ground-floor
room on left of garden front: excellent fireplace with twin, fluted columns
and entablature decorated with trophies and marble frieze inlaid with
Wedgewood panels, grey and white marble inner surround to brass fire basket;
rest of room has fielded-panel dado and fret-pattern dado rail beneath wall
panels; enriched ribs to ceiling panels with delicate design of husk-
garlands; Ionic-columned screen at one end leads to later room decorated in
some style. Entrance hall off garden front has corniced doorcase with
tilted-vase decoration. Ground-floor room on right of garden front has
columned fireplace and Vitruvian-scrolled frieze. lst-floor room on left of
garden front: wooden fireplace with garlands and panel with cherubs. Room on
right has fireplace with florets and fret design around architrave. Adjacent
room on entrance front has iron fire basket in Neo-classical surround.
Bawtry Hall, Doncaster Museums and Arts Service Publication, No 52.
Bawtry WEA, 'New Light on Old Bawtry', South Yorkshire Historian, Supplement
3, 1978 p2.

Listing NGR: SK6506492873

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