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Bramley Grange Bramley Grange Farmhouse, Bramley

Description: Bramley Grange Bramley Grange Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 335903

OS Grid Reference: SK4915692797
OS Grid Coordinates: 449156, 392797
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4297, -1.2616

Location: 10 Milner Close, Bramley, Rotherham S65 4LY

Locality: Bramley
County: Rotherham
Country: England
Postcode: S65 4LY

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Listing Text

(south side, off)
Bramley Grange and
Bramley Grange Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
Bramley Grange,
Bramley Grange Farmhouse)
House and attached farmhouse. C16 core encased C17 and refronted c1700, C18
wing. Fragmentary timber-framed core, coursed, squared sandstone, Welsh
slate roofs. 2-storey, 5 x 2-bay house with attached range to rear extended
as 3-storey, 3-bay projection beyond left return. Main range (Bramley
Grange): chamfered plinth, large quoins. Central door in bolection-moulded
surround with keystone having carved rosette, consoled segmental pediment.
Flanking C20 casements with glazing bars, projecting sills and architraves
(those to bays 4 and 5 cemented); dripmould cut back. 1st floor: central
window in rusticated, shouldered and eared architrave. Continuous hoodmould
over flanking windows as those on ground floor. Coped parapet rising to a
small central false gable with finial. Hipped roof. Bramley Grange
Farmhouse set back to left: horizontally-tooled wallstone. Large quoins to
left. Part-glazed door in ashlar surround flanked on right by C20 bay
projection and on left by curved bay window. 1st floor: 16-pane sashes in
square-faced surrounds, small window to far right. 3 blind 2nd-floor
windows. Shaped kneelers, gable copings and rendered end stack on left
having round-headed bellcote to rear; 2 rendered ridge stacks.
Right return: (Bramley Grange): 2 blacked double-chamfered cross windows on
each floor, dripmoulds. End of rear range set back on right (C20 block in
angle not of special interest): blocked double chamfered 2-light window in
plinth, transomed single-light window to lst-floor, enlarged window over.
Interior of Bramley Grange; much-restored plasterwork in front-left room
having bolection-moulded fireplace with overmantel panel, voluted pilasters
to ribs of 6-panel ceiling, Front-right room has 3-high oak panels with
frieze of grapes and foliage; square-headed ashlar fireplace with replica
datestone inscribed 'W 1637 S', 1st floor: C18 panelling with bolection-
moulded architraves to fielded panels in front-right room. Front-left room
has excellent early C17 plaster overmantel with 3 figures, 1 with mallet and
sickle, another with bird, the third with infant, panels with masks between
the figures. Bramley Grange Farfihausei ground-floor room on left has exposed
datestone inscribed 'ES/1716' within a shield. Site of grange to Roche Abbey
which passed to the Spencer family after the Dissolution. Details of
fragmentary framing in rear range recorded in: South Yorkshire County Ancient
Monuments and Sites Record, Primary index No 196.

Listing NGR: SK4915692797

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Source: English Heritage

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