Lambcote Grange Farmhouse

23 Feb 2003
Lambcote Grange Farmhouse, Fish Pond Lane, Stainton, Doncaster, South Yorkshire
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


8/51 Lambcote Grange Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Dated 1747 for G. Purslove; earlier wing to rear of late Clb - early C17 date; C20 alterations. Ashlar magnesian limestone, C20 cement-tile roof; wing,to rear pebble-dashed and with Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys 5 x 2 bays with wing to rear centre continued by earlier 2-storey wing. Front: plinth, rusticated quoins. Central French window in architrave with monogram in roundel beneath consoled segmental pediment; flanking bays have plain sashes with projecting stone sills and architraves. 1st floor: deep band; sill band links windows as below, the central sash has eared architrave with shell motif set in a corniced ashlar panel. Shorter 2nd-floor windows in matching surrounds, the central window with ashlar apron and moulded sill.

Eaves cornice breaks forward over ends and centre; hipped roof. Right return: blind, flat-arched window openings to each floor except that to ground-floor bay 1 having inserted doorway. 2nd-floor openings are linked by sill band and flank a deeply-carved rectangular plaque with initials and date 'G.P.1747'. Earlier wing on right has original doorway with quoined surround and deep lintel with arched soffit; C20 casements, ridge stack and hipped end to roof.

Interior: at foot of main staircase is an architraved display cupboard with 3 shaped shelves in a concave recess; doorcase nearby with keyed archivolt; staircase itself has turned balusters and ramped handrails; dog-leg service staircase with simpler, turned balusters. Stop-chamfered transverse ceiling beam in ground floor of rear wing. On the site of a grange of Roche Abbey confiscated by Henry VIII and given to John Broxholme of Conisborough; sold to M. Purslove of Firsby in 1690 whose family built the front range and farm buildings to rear (indenture in ownership of occupier at time of resurvey (1987)).

Listing NGR: SK5370993637


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0420 IOE Records taken by David Clayton; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr David Clayton. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Clayton, David

Rights Holder: Clayton, David


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