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Advertisments for Tickhill's houses

Lindrick House (Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer Tuesday 28 October 1879)

Lindrick House Tickhill - To be sold or let, a very desirable family residence containing entrance hall, drawing, dining and breakfast rooms, five bedrooms, attics, w.c., butler's pantry, servants' hall, kitchen, scullery, larder and cellars. There is also a good stable and coach house and other outbuildings and an excellent garden and about five roods of grassland. For particulars apply Mr Roger Harvey Rawson, Builder, Tickhill.

St Leonards (Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer Saturday 3 August 1929)

Tickhill St Leonards - Freehold modern country residence, sale or let, 3 acres with cottage; company's water and electric light; main drainage. Styring Sons, North Church Street, Sheffield.

Sandrock Estate (Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer Saturday 26 March 1933)

A delightful residence, 10 bedrooms, 4 reception, spacious imposing hall, all services, standing in attractive timbered and matured grounds; 212 acres of farmland with 2 farm houses and ranges and 2 extremely attractive detached villas and also cottages; whole estate offered at an exceedingly reasonable price by Jackson Stops, 15 Bond Street, Leeds  

Rock House (Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer Saturday 3 January 1931)

For sale privately Rock House, Tickhill. An exceptionally good home; large entrance hall with handover oak staircase, 3 reception rooms, cloak room, 7 bedrooms, 2 dressing rooms, 2 bathrooms, servants' bedrooms; domestic offices; telephone; excellent stabling; garage for 2 cars; grounds about 3 acres 3 roods 5 poles; 2 cottages. For further particulars, permission to view, apply henry Spencer & Sons, 20 The Square, Retford and 12 Potter Street Worksop or to John Margetts & Son Estate Agents, Warwick.

Darfield House (Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer Saturday 4 November 1939)

For sale privately, medium-sized country residence, recently modernised known as Darfield House, Tickhill, within easy reach of Doncaster, Rotherham and Worksop, containing 4 reception rooms, kitchen, cloakroom, 5 bedrooms, 2 maids' rooms, central heating and electric light. Outside: garage and medium-sized garden. Apply Merryweather & Sons, The Crofts, Retford.

Sunderland House (Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer 15 February 1936)

For sale by private treaty - Sunderland House - Desirable country residence (standing in own well-planned grounds) containing 3 reception rooms, billiard room, lounge, 8 bedrooms, excellent kitchens etc., electric light; town's water; extensive stabling and outbuildings together with 9 acres 2 roods 17 perches of rich grassland adjoining. Vacant possession on house and grounds. Further particulars on E & W Dawson, St George's Gate or Messrs Newman & Bond, Solicitors, St George's Gate.

Leahurst (Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer Saturday 17 February 1951)

With vacant possession; Leahurst, Tickhill. For sale by auction, freehold detached residence with gardens, approximately 1 acre, 3 reception, 9 bedrooms, usual offices; garage and other outbuildings. Pleasure gardens, 2 walled gardens stocked with fruit trees and kitchen garden. 7½ miles Doncaster, 11 miles Rotherham, 12 miles Retford. By J S Nettleton & Son F.A.I. at 6 Hallgate, Doncaster on Saturday February 24 at 3 p.m. Particulars from auctioneer or Munby 7 Scott, Solicitors, York.

The Friary (Aris's Birmingham Gazette Monday 7 December 1846)

The Friary: Sale by Mr Webb. [13 lots were offered for sale. Lots 2-12 were parcels of land amounting to just over 163 acres, lot 13 was a cottage, lot 1 was The Friary farmhouse.] Lot 1: All that excellent and convenient Farm House situate at Tickhill called 'The Friary' with the barns, stables, outbuildings, foldyard, garden and paddock adjoining. [As an added inducement to buy the land the following piece of wishful thinking was included in the advertisement] The value of land at and in the neighbourhood of Tickhill, it may be fairly presumed, will be materially enhanced if the proposed deviation line of the Great Northern Railway, passing through Tickhill should be sanctioned by the legislature, of which, but little, if any, doubt can be entertained.