This was originally a mid-Georgian house, which was re-cased and stuccoed in the 1830s.
It was built for the Hickman family (who had moved out of Gainsborough Old Hall).
The last occupant of note was Sir Hickman Beckett Bacon, an eccentric who died in 1945.
The house was demolished in 1964.
T R Leach Collection, undated postcard