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Tannin Wood, a broadleaf woodland in a quiet location near Barnburgh, South Yorkshire, 1.37 acres for £17,500 (freehold) [#F1833]


A predominately oak woodland in a sheltered spot with good access, around 8 miles from Doncaster.


South Yorkshire


1.37 acres




£17,500 (freehold)

Nearest Postcode

DN5 7EH (This is for the local area, not specific to the woodland).


Roadside entrance: ///utter.conga.factored

Ordnance Survey Grid References

OS Landranger Series Sheet No: 111

  • Roadside gate: SE 483 040
  • Centre of wood: SE 476 042


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Tannin Wood is an oak plantation on free draining soils in the middle of a wider area, locally called Bella Wood. Designated as an Ancient Woodland, this indicates tree cover since the 1600s. Whilst the oaks were planted around 50 years ago, there are a few plant species which generally only grow in well established woodland, such as bluebells, ramsons, wood anemone, yellow archangel and primrose.

The oak trees are growing very well, as a result of good management over the years leading to tall and straight stems with minimal side branching. In years to come, these trees will form high quality timber or magnificent trees with high levels of habitat. Dotted throughout the woodland are some hazel trees, the occasional ash and sycamore too.

The undergrowth is kept in relative check by the thick overhead canopy of leaves but there is a mixture of wildflowers, wild grasses, moss species and bramble. Spring is perhaps the most spectacular of seasons due to the bluebells that cover the ground in a sea of colour.

Animals and birds are abundant in the woodland. Badgers, deer and birds of prey are known to be in the wider woodland and likely make use of Tannin Wood to forage for food, or nest and rear their youngling.

If It Were Mine

The oaks need little management for a number of years but I might encourage some of the other species to flourish. Flailing or strimming of the bramble should help to encourage the wildflowers and also create nice open areas to potentially pitch a tent or sit and enjoy the woodland.

Please remember some management operations require approval and/or a licence.

To View This Woodland

You are welcome to view this woodland at any time during daylight hours. We do ask that you download a copy of these particulars and take them with you, mainly so you can correctly identify the boundaries and access points.


Residential Planning Permission

You are extremely unlikely to get residential planning permission for this woodland.

Directions & Access

  • Head east out of Goldthorpe along the A635 towards the A1/M1 for approximately 1.5 miles.
  • When you reach the village of Hickleton, turn right immediately after St Wilfrid’s Church onto Hickleton Road.
  • Drive south along Hickleton Road towards Barnburgh for approximately 1 mile until you reach a double metal gate on the right-hand side (point X on the plan below).
  • Drive through this gate (please close it afterwards).
  • Continue down the hard farm track until you reach a second metal gate at the entrance to the woodland where there is a Woods4Sale sign (point A).
  • Park in front of the gate and continue on foot (sorry, we do not provide keys for viewing).
  • Climb the gate and walk down the stone track for approximately 300 metres until you reach a fork in the road (point B).
  • Take the left-hand fork, a few metres down this fork you will see a pink and green post on the left and a pink post on the right (point C).


  • The northeast boundary is the old dry ditch which is indicated by pink paint on trees and posts.
  • The western boundary is indicated by white paint on trees and posts.
  • The south boundary is the southern edge of the stone track which is indicated by green painted posts that may be offset from the edge of the track but excludes the small timber stacking area near to point C.

Sporting Rights

The sporting rights are owned and included in the sale. They are not let.

Mineral Rights

The mineral rights are owned and included in the sale except as reserved by statute.

Rights Of Way

  • There is a right of way at all times and for all purposes over the route XABC on the plan below.
  • There is a right of way over CD for the benefit of the woodland beyond.
  • There are no public rights of way within the woodland.
  • A maintenance clause covers all the shared rights of way with liability according to use.

Fencing Liabilities

There are no known fencing liabilities.

Conservation Designations

Part of the woodland is a Registered Parks and Gardens – Hickleton Hall and Hickleton Park Local Wildlife Site

Restrictive Covenants

There are some restrictive covenants to protect the woodland and the environment. Please click on the button below to view these.

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How To Buy

This woodland is being sold on a fixed price basis. We require the following information in writing before we mark a woodland as sold and take it off the market (please ensure you have funds in place before doing this):

  • The name and price of the woodland
  • Confirmation you have viewed the woodland
  • Full name (including middle names), address, phone number and date of birth of all legal purchasers
  • Confirmation of how you will fund the purchase
  • The full contact details of your instructed solicitor (including name of company, contact name, email address, telephone number and full address)

Please click on the button below for more information.

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Plans, areas and particulars are for reference only. We cannot guarantee their accuracy and they do not form a part of any contract. Prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the condition of the land.

Woods4Sale Interest

Woods4Sale Ltd hereby give notice under section 21 of the Estate Agents Act 1979 of their interest in the land being sold.

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Jubilee Chapel
Church Lane

Phone: 01248 364 362
Company Number: 4657216.

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