PICTURES: As landmark Doncaster hotel is sold for £6.5m, we look back at its history in photos

Warmsworth Hall has been around since 1702.
Warmsworth Hall has been around since 1702.
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It has hosted countless guests, weddings, school proms and hundreds of other social occasions - and chances are that at one time or another virtually everyone in Doncaster will have visited it.

The Holiday Inn at Warmsworth, still known by generations as The Moat House, to others Warmsworth Hall, has been sold off to a healthcare firm in a £6.5 million deal.

The Holiday Inn as it looks today.

The Holiday Inn as it looks today.

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We've dipped back into the archives to show pictures of the site through the ages - from the construction of the current, Grade II listed Warmsworth Hall in 1702, to its spell as the headquarters of British Ropes through to how it looks today.

Take a look back at the history of one of Doncaster's best known hotels in pictures.

The hotel when it was known as The Moat House.

The hotel when it was known as The Moat House.

The history of the hall goes back a long way.

The history of the hall goes back a long way.

Inside the hall before it became a hotel.

Inside the hall before it became a hotel.

Club Moativation, from the Moat House era.

Club Moativation, from the Moat House era.

Warmsworth Hall is a Grade II listed building.

Warmsworth Hall is a Grade II listed building.

A view of the hall from the lake.

A view of the hall from the lake.

Countless weddings and proms have been held at Warmsworth Hall.

Countless weddings and proms have been held at Warmsworth Hall.

Warmsworth Hall during its spell as HQ of British Ropes.

Warmsworth Hall during its spell as HQ of British Ropes.