FINAL EDITION
On the Borders of Essex & Cambridgeshire.
BETWEEN CAMBRIDGE AND BISHOP'S STORTFORD.



Particulars, with Plans and Views,
of the
Attractive Residential, Manorial,Agricultural and Sporting Estate,
known as
CHESTERFORD PARK
In the Parishes of GREAT AND LITTLE CHESTERFORD, SAFFRON WALDEN, HADSTOCK, ASHDON and LITTLEBURY,
extending to about
3,250 Acres,
and producing an actual and estimated Rental of over
£4,400 per annum.
Arrangement can be made for giving early possession of the Lands in hand.



For Sale by Auction as a whole, or in Lots, by Messrs.
KNIGHT, FRANK & RUTLEY,
at THE TOWN HALL, SAFFRON WALDEN, on TUESDAY,
3RD OCTOBER, 1916, at 2 o'clock precisely.
(Unless previously disposed of by Private Treaty.)



Solicitors: Messrs. WALTONS & CO.,101 Leadehall Street, EC.
Messrs. ELLISON & CO., Petty Cury,Cambridge.
Land Agent: C. A. S. COLLYER, Esq., Estate Office, Little Walden, Saffron Walden, Essex.
Auctioneers : Messrs. KNIGHT, FRANK & RUTLEY, Hanover Square, London, W.




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Summary of Estate as Lotted.
No.
of
Lot.
DescriptionTennant Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
Rental
1The Mansion, Grounds, Stabling,
Garage, Parks, Woodlands, etc
In hand and Mr. E. J. Pilgrim514.010
1,049176
2Burntwood End and Home Farms,
Saffron Walden
Ditto and Mr. A. T. Greenslade142.457
13500
3Little Walden Park FarmMr. A. T. Greenslade and in hand514.237
524136
4Little Walden Hall FarmIn hand and others384.564
40600
5Little Walden HallIn hand 18.079
15000
6Oldhouse Farm, Saffron WaldenDitto65.923
6000
7Ravenstock Green Farm, dittoDitto and others176.071
184120
8Mitchell's Farm, dittoMr. J. E. Haylock and others301.133
227100
9Woodlands, dittoIn hand and Mr. A. S. Mills40.743
20100
10Monks Hall Farm, dittoMr. A. S. Mills61.358
6200
11Clopton's Farm, dittoIn hand81.897
8200
12Sadler's Farm, dittoDitto and another181.974
18000
13Crave Hall Farm, Great ChesterfordMessrs. J. & N.Jeffrey and in hand127.551
10700
14Burton Wood Farm, dittoMessrs. Gowlett Bros. and ditto141.252
11300
15Common Farm, dittoDitto and ditto61.145
5100
16The Manor Farm, Little ChesterfordMr. J. K.W. Burleigh and another198.940
22700
17The Manor House, dittoDitto 2.172
2500
18Rectory Farm, dittoMr. E. J. Pilgrim and others209.223
225136
19King's Farm, dittoMr. J. C. Porter and another19.944
44O0
20"The Bushel aud Strike "
Beerhouse, ditto
Hudson's Cambridge and Pampis-
ford Breweries, Limited
.484
4500
21Detached Cottage and Garden, dittoMr. C. Seaman.367
650
22Three Cottages and Gardens, dittoVarious.184
11150
23Cottage Residence, Stabling
and Garden, ditto
In hand.284
1600
24Garden, dittoMr. F. Searle.360
0100
25Five Cottages and Gardens, dittoVarious.315
14176
26Ditto, dittoDitto.282
19150
27The Village Reading Room
and Two Cottages and
Gardens, ditto
In hand and others.390
2100
28Three Cottages and Gardens, dittoVarious.222
1200
29Jasmine Cottage and Garden, dittoMr. Hy. Burton.120
500
30Three Cottages and Gardens,
Little Walden
Various.686
13100
31Pair of ditto, dittoMessrs. H. Copping and A. Saville.152
7100
32Three ditto, dittoVarious.228
9120
33Pair of ditto, dittoMessrs. W. Mascall and E. Saville.185
900
34Cottage and Garden, dittoMr. W. Chapman.180
4100
35Two ditto, dittoMessrs. J. Francis and J. Clarke.820
900
36Pair of ditto and Smithy, dittoVarious.404
7120
37Cottage and Garden, ChapelendMr. F. Francis.377
476
38Pair of ditto, near Little WaldenC. A. S, Collyer, Esq., and another.428
1000
The Sportingon the Estate 
32500
Total A.3,249.141
£4,42706
VENDOR'S OUTGOINGS.
Apportioned atValue 1916.
Tithe Rent Charges in the Parishes of :-
£s.d.
£s.d.
Ashdon-Rectorial
4341
3518
Saffron Walden-Vicaria1
5256
4391
Impropriate
1414
111310¼
 
£1091011
£911
Land Tax
£1811s.5d.
Annual Rent Charge payable to Lord Braybrooke
 16s.Od.
The Lands in the Parishes of Great and Little Chesterford are Tithe free,
and no Land Tax is paid on the Vendor's property in the Parishes of Ashdon and
Hadstock.
 

Conditions of Sale



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General Memoranda.


Situation.- The Estate is 43 miles from London and one hour's run from Liverpool Street Station. Cambridge is nine miles distant, Bishop's Stortford twelve, the ancient Market Town of Saffron Walden two, and the Railway Stations of Great Chesterford and Audley End (Main Line, G.E.R.) one and three miles respectively.

CHESTERFORD PARK is a beautifully appointed Mansion in the Tudor style, to which costly additions and alterations have been made within the last few years, and it is maintained in perfect order.

Summary of Accommodation.-Saloon Hall, Seven Reception Rooms, Twenty-seven Bedrooms and Five Bathrooms.

The Garage and Stabling are of recent erection and ornamental in appearance.

Electric Light.-A modern Plant has recently been laid down supplying current to the Mansion, Stabling, Garage and several Outbuildings.

Telephone.-The Post Office Telephone is installed and a private Telephone connected with some of the principal Rooms, the Domestic Offices, Stabling and some of the Cottages.

The Pleasure Grounds and Gardens are delightful and simply planned, well matured, beautifully timbered and inexpensive to maintain.

The Park, which extends to over 200 acres, is studded with well-grown Timber, and sheltered by charming, Woodlands.

Sporting.-The Partridge Shooting is excellent. The Woods hold a considerable head of Pheasants and there are plenty of Hares. The bag for the last few Seasons, including the Hired Shooting, was as follows :-
SEASON.
 1910-11.1911-12.1912-13.1913-14.1914-15.1915-1916.
Pheasants9831,9291,8321,5162,3142,358
Partridges354938526516584800
Wild Duck5--55-
Hares457595561470679772
Rabbits3,3232,5192,3702,0001,7641,947
Various231821264014
Total5,1455,9995,8754,5335,3865,891
There is a very good head left this Season.

The Vendor rents about 1,500 acres of additional Shooting adjoining the Estate.

Hunting with the Puckeridge, Essex, Newmarket, Thurlow and Cambridgeshire Foxhounds.

Manors.-The Manor of Little Chesterford, with such rights and privileges possessed by the Vendor, is included in the Sale of Lot 1.

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General Memoranda - continued.


Residences include: Little Walden Hall, an unusually attractive Country House, containing: Five Reception Rooms, Eleven Bed and Dressing Rooms and Bathroom, and with Stabling and about 18 acres; and Little Walden Park and Little Chesterford Manor Farm Residences, two genuine Tudor Houses, possess many interesting features.

The Agricultural Portion consists of Twelve capital Sheep and Corn-growing Farms and several Small Holdings. The Lands in hand have been farmed by the Vendor and are in a high state of cultivation.

Cottages.-Practically the whole of the Hamlet of Little Walden, the " Bushel and Strike Inn," and the greater part of the Village of Little Chesterford are included in the Sale, about 75 Cottages in all.

Woodlands and Timber.-The Woods are well stocked with valuable Timber. For the guidance of intending Purchasers the Growing Timber has been valued by the Auctioneers, and the following is a summary of their valuation :-
 £sd.
Lot 15,419149
,, 2169128
,, 3161169
,, 4864127
,, 527149
,, 6303199
,, 7414113
,, 870926
,, 9 1,252128
,, 1030183
,, 1159163
,, 12794108
,, 131130
,, 14257111
,, 1512176
,, 1622811
,, 172610
,, 183114
,, 19373
,, 356198
,, 3610150
,, 370128
 £10,53161

Details of this Valuation can be inspected at the Auctioneers'Offices by appointment.

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Stipulations.


1. The Particulars with Plans are believed to be correct, but no claim can be admitted for errors or inaccuracies.

2. The Sale shall include all the timber on the property sold, except any timber which had been felled or cut down on the 17th August, 1916, or which, though then still standing, had been marked for sale on the 29th day of May, 1916. The estimated value of the Timber is given on Page 5.

3. The Landlord's fixtures on Lots 1 and 5 (including the electric light and acetylene Gas Plants, with the machinery connected therewith and the pumping machinery and filtering appliances and the iron fencing in the Park, but excluding the oak panelling in the dining room of the mansion house forming part of Lot 1) will be included in the Sale.

4. A Purchaser shall have the option (to be exercised before the day fixed by the Conditions of Sale for the completion of his purchase) of taking by valuation the Tenant's chattels, fixtures and fittings and the furniture on his Lot or Lots, including the Tenant's machinery, sporting requisites, electric light fittings and garden implements, but excluding any effects as to which the Vendor may not be able to give such option, and the necessary valuation shall be made by the Auctioneers on behalf of the Vendor and a Valuer appointed by the Purchaser and the amount thereof shall be paid in addition to the purchase money.

5. The Vendor reserves the right to hold an auction sale or sales upon the Estate at any time before the completion of the purchase.

6. The Sale is subject to existing Tenancies and Leases (which can be inspected at the Solicitor's Offices by appointment and of the contents whereof any Purchaser shall be deemed to have full notice whether availing himself of such opportunity of inspection or not) and to all Rights of Way, Rights of Water, Easements and customary Outgoings, whether mentioned in these Particulars or not.

7. The Purchaser of each Lot shall on completion of his purchase take and pay for by valuation, the tenant right and other property in the lands in hand usually taken by an incoming tenant from an outgoing tenant. Such valuation shall include the unexhausted value of the feeding stuffs and manures consumed on the lands during the past two years. The feeding stuffs and manures shall be valued as a whole (the lands having been farmed as one farm) and shall be apportioned rateably between such lands according to acreage.
Such valuation shall also include the hay and straw, which shall be taken at market price. The valuation or entry shall exclude such hay or other produce which the Vendor has or shall sell to the British Government or shall by any Proclamation Order in Council or otherwise by law be restricted from selling.
No Purchaser shall be entitled to take more hay or other produce than is actually on his Lot when he becomes entitled to take possession thereof notwithstanding that part of the produce of his Lot may have been removed to or be stored on some other Lot, and

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Stipulations.-continued

no Purchaser shall be entitled or bound to take more hay or other produce than in the opinion of the Auctioneers has been actually produced by his Lot, notwithstanding that more may be thereon when he becomes entitled to take possession. But the Vendors will endeavour to arrange as far as conveniently possible that a reasonable quantity of hay and other produce is left on all such lands which will at present continue to be farmed as one farm.
The valuation of the hay and other produce on any Lot shall be made as on the day when the Purchaser shall be entitled to take possession of such Lot. Both valuations shall be made by the Auctioneers on behalf of the Vendors and by the Valuer or Valuers appointed by the Purchaser or Purchasers.

8. Any disputes as to items to be included in the valuations, boundaries, etc., shall be settled by tl1e Auctioneers, whose decision shall be final.

9. The Purchaser of Lot 4 shall have the right to a reasonable supply of water from the Reservoir on Lot 5 subject to his making a payment of £3 per annum to the owner of Lot 5 towards the expense of keeping the Reservoir, Windmill and Pipes in repair. The conveyance of Lot 5 shall be made subject to the Purchaser keeping the said Windmill, Reservoir and Pipes in repair and going order and to the rights of the owner or owners for the time being of Lot 4 in respect of such water supply.

10. The Purchaser of Lots 1, 2 and 4 must contribute a due proportion (to be settled by the Auctioneers in case of dispute) of the cost of repairing and maintaining the road between the points marked C, D, E and S on the Sale Plan.

11. So far as any roads or paths indicated as such on the Sale Plan are comprised in any Lot, such Lot is sold subject to all rights thereover which in the Particulars of any other Lot are stated to be included in such Lot. Each Lot is sold and will be conveyed subject to any rights of drainage or other easements indicated on the Sale Plan.

12. The existing state of cultivation is given in the Schedules, but the Purchaser or Purchasers must satisfy themselves that land described as pasture has not been laid down by the Tenant, who may be entitled to compensation or have the right to break up the same.

13. The Purchaser or Purchasers shall be liable for any claim to which the Tenants may be entitled on quitting for tenant right custom or under the Agricultural Holdings Acts.

14. The Shooting and Sporting Rights as from the 2nd February, 1917, are included in the Sale and the Purchaser shall pay the rearing and game expenses as from that date notwithstanding that completion of the purchase and delivery of possession is postponed to a later date.

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Lot 1.
(Coloured Pink on Plan.)


The Residential, Sporting
and Agricultural Property

distinguished as
" CHESTERFORD PARK,"

conveniently situate about 43 miles from London and One hour's train journey from Liverpool Street Station, One and Three miles respectively from the Stations of Great Chesterford and Audley End (Main Line, G.E.R.), Two miles from the interesting old Market Town of Saffron Walden, Nine miles from Cambridge and Twelve miles from Bishop's Stortford.

The Beautifully Appointed Mansion,

approached by Four Carriage Drives, occupies a well-sheltered position at an altitude of about 360 ft. in the centre of a finely

Timbered Park of 200 acres.

The principal fronts have recently been substantially reconstructed of Brick with Stone Facings in

The Tudor Style of Architecture,

and command delightful views of the Park and surrounding country.
A Pair of Massive Iron Gates, supported by Six Brick Columns, surmounted by Stone Eagles, and a Six-roomed

Lodge Entrance,

guard the Main Entrance to the Park, and a winding Carriage Drive, some half-a-mile in length, terminates at the Mansion House, which provides the following accommodation :

Portico Entrance Vestibule,

14 ft. 3 ins. by 13 ft. 9 ins., panelled in light Oak, Beamed Ceiling and Tessellated Marble Floor.

Lounge or Saloon Hall,

27 ft. by 24 ft. 9 ins. and 17 ft. 6 ins. by 17 ft., panelled in dark Oak, with two Columns, Oak Parquet Floor, deep Open Fireplaces having two settle seats, Tiled Sides and Hearth, and Oak Mantel Surround, the top carved in leaf design with centre coat of arms.

Dinning Room,

32ft. by 23 ft. 6 ins., Enriched Ceiling, Oak Parquet Floor, angular Brick Fire-place, Stone Hearth, Carved Stone Mantel and Overmantel, the latter having two coat of arms panels, opening to

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Boudoir,

13 ft. 9 ins. by 13 ft. 3 ins., having Carved Marble Mantel and Kerb, Tiled Sides and Hearth, and Brass and Steel Grate.

Morning Room,

29 ft. by 15 ft. 3ins., excluding two recesses, fitted with Mahogany Glazed Bookcases, panelled in old Carved Oak, Raised Brick Grate, Carved Oak Mantel and Overmantel, the centre panel fitted with old Oil Painting. and having French easement to Gardens.
These Rooms have South and West aspects.

Study.

33 ft. 6 ins. by 21 ft., with door leading to Grounds, and decorated and panelled in the Louis XVI. style, Oak Parquet Floor, Panelled Ceiling, Open Fireplace, Stone and Marble hearth, Carved Stone Mantel and handsome Oak Mantel with Adam style decorations, and fitted Bookcase.

Library,

27 ft. 6 ins. by 19 ft. 6 ins., excluding large hay, Wainscotted in Oak, Open Brick Fireplace, handsome Carved Oak Mantel and Overmantel.

Drawing Room,

34 ft. G ins. by 19 ft. 6 ins., enriched Ceiling and Panelled Walls in the Louis XVI. style, Open Fireplace with Tiled Back and Marble Kerb, and Carved Wood Mantel.

Smoking Room,

29 ft. by 19 ft. 9 ins., excluding bay, Oak Wainscotted Walls, Anaglypta Ceiling, Polished Carved Oak Mantel and Overmantel, Brass and Steel-mounted Grate, Tiled Sides and Hearth and Oak Parquet Floor.
These Rooms have South and East aspects, the Corridors have Oak Parquet Floors and Oak Panelled Dados, and the Doors to the Reception Rooms are of Oak and Mahogany.
The FIRST FLOOR, reached by three staircases, the principal having stone treads and risers, mahogany handrail, fluted iron banisters and stained glass leaded light landing window, provides the following

Bedroom Accommodation:

TRELLIS BEDROOM, 21 ft. by 18 ft.
GREEN BEDROOM, 13 ft. Bins. by 10 ft.
GABLE BEDROOM, 15 ft. 11 ins. by 12 ft. 3 ins.
WEST DRESSING ROOM, 16 ft. by 14 ft.
WEST BEDROOM, 24 ft. 4 ins. by 19 ft.
BALCONY BEDROOM, 21 ft. 11 ins. by 16 ft.
OAK BEDROOM, 22 ft. 3 ins. by 15 ft. 11 ins.
BEST BEDROOM, 33 ft. 9 ins. by 21 ft. 3 ins., excluding bay.
DRESSING ROOM or BEDROOM adjoining, 18 ft. 9 ins. by 17 ft. 9 ins.
BEDROOM, 16 ft. by 14 ft.
BEDROOM, 20 ft. by 18 ft. 3 ins.
FIVE BATHROOMS, with Baths and Basins (h. and c.) and Six W.C's.
WIDE LANDING with Oak Panelled Dado.
FOUR-DIVISION HANGING AND LINEN CUPBOARD.

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The Domestic Apartments,

planned on the GROUND FLOOR, include:
Maids' Sitting Room, 22 ft. by 12 ft. 3 ins., Butler's Bedroom, Bedroom or Storeroom, Housekeeper's Bedroom, Boxroom with Lavatory Basin (h. and c.), Brush Room, Servants' Hall, 21 ft. by 11 ft. 6 ins., Kitchen, 25 ft. by 21 ft., with Wood Block Floor, Dresser, Cupboard, Serving Hatch to Dining Room, Herald Range and Sink (h. and c.), Two-division Larder, Larder with Sink, Scullery with Three-division Chinaware Sink (h. and c.), Furnace House with hot water cylinder for Baths, Housekeeper's Sitting Room, Cellar having "Ideal" Central Heating Apparatus, Coal and Wine Cellars, Butler's Pantry with Sink (h. and c. and soft water), Plate and Glass Cupboards and Drawers, and Baize-lined Silver and Linen Cupboard, Tile-paved Cloak Room with Basin (h. and c.) and separate Pedestal W.C., also Servants' Bathroom (h. and c.) and W.C., Coal House and Dairy.

The Modern-fitted Laundry

contains: Washing House with Six Washing Tubs (h. and c. water), Copper with Self-filling Boiler, and Ironing and Drying Room with Stoves, Racks and Pulleys.

On the UPPER FLOOR are:
Twelve Bedrooms, two of which are 22 ft. 2 ins. by 13 ft. 10 ins. and 19 ft. by 15 ft., School Room, 19 ft. 11 ins. by 17 ft. 3 ins., with steps to balcony, Bathroom with Basin (h. and c.), W.C., Housemaid's Scullery and Sink (h. and c.).

Summary of Accommodation :

GROUND FLOOR: Vestibule, Saloon Hall, Suite of Seven Reception Rooms, Four Servants' Bedrooms, Servants' Hall, Housekeeper's Room, Kitchen and Offices, and Bathroom.

UPPER FLOOR : Nine Principal Bedrooms, Two Dressing Rooms, Five Bathrooms, Twelve Secondary and Servants' Bedrooms, School Room and Bathroom.

Heating.

The House is heated throughout by Hot Water Radiators, those in the principal rooms being encased.

Hot Water Supply.

There is a separate Boiler for the supply of Hot Water for Baths and Lavatory Basins.

Lighting.

The House, Stabling, Garage and several Outbuildings are lit by Electric Light, the plant having recently been installed, and there is also an emergency plant.

Water Supply.

The drinking water is derived from a Well over 200 ft. deep, pumped to supply cisterns at the House. In addition there is a soft water supply pumped from ponds to underground tanks, filtered and repumped to supply tanks.

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Electric Bells

with latest improvements are fixed thoughout.

Sanitation.

The Drainage has been remodelled in recent years.

Telephone

is connected from some of the principal rooms to the Domestic Offices, Stabling and several Cottages, and also to the Post Office Exchange.
In a convenient position near the House is the recently erected

Ornamental Garage and Stabling,

Brick built with Tiled Roofs, ranged round two sides of partly roofed paved Yard, and comprising : Harness Room with match-boarded walls, Garage or Coachhouse, about 40 ft. long, with Concrete Floor and Pit, and Loft over, Harness Room, Washing House or Garage, Concrete paved, Garage, heated, with Concrete Floor, Gun Room with Wood Block Floor, Game Larder, and Four Visitors' Servants' Bedrooms.
Adjoining is the

Chauffeur's Cottage,

Brick and Slated, and containing Lean-to Porch, Four Rooms and Scullery. In close proximity is

The Stud Yard.

surrounding three sides of which are Boarded and Tiled Buildings on Brick Foundations and Concrete paved, comprising: Twenty-five Loose Boxes, Washing House with Pit, Painter's and Carpenter's Shops.
Water is laid on and Electric Light to part.
In the centre of the Yard is a Brick-built Tank House, with tank on top, for the supply of soft water to the Gardens, Stud Yard, Laundry and Garages. Close to is

The Stud Groom's House,

Brick built and Slated, creeper clad, and contains, on the Ground Floor: Sitting Room, 18 ft. 2 ins. by 14 ft. 9 ins., Office or Sitting Room, 16 ft. 6 ins. by 14 ft. 9 ins., Kitchen, Scullery with Copper and Sink, and Pantry. On the Upper Floor are Five Bedrooms. Paved Cellar in Basement with Tiled Dado, Slate Shelves and Sink. Two Staircases. Garden in front and small Store Shed at side.

The Charming Old Pleasure Grounds

are planned with delightful simplicity, inexpensive to maintain, adorned with the choicest variety of Ornamental Timber Trees and Shrubs, comprising: Weeping Ash and Elm, Copper Beeches, Wellingtonia, Cedars, Variegated and Red Sycamore, and Golden Yews, and include artistically designed Flower Beds, Sloping and other Lawns, Notting, Woodland and Shrubbery Walks.

Ornamental Lake,

crossed by Brick and Flint Bridge, and stocked with Rainbow Trout,
ROCK GARDEN. NIGHTINGALE GROVE.

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Rose Garden having Nineteen Beds, Six Basket ditto and Sundial, Sweet Pea Garden, Rose and Lavender Garden bordered by Yew Hedge, and with Sundial and Pavilion.
On the Eastern side of the Grounds is a Hard Tennis Court, fenced and wired in, and Two Grass Courts adjoining.

The Head Gardener's House

is double-fronted, bay windowed, and contains: Five Rooms, Larder, Scullery and Packing Room, and outside are Coal House and Privy. It adjoins

The Walled Kitchen Garden,

about One acre in extent, containing a choice variety of young Fruit trees and Bushes, and Rustic Rose Pergola. Adjacent is

The Fruit Garden and Orchard

of about Two acres, well planted with Fruit Bushes and containing Herbaceous Border.

The Glasshouses

consist of the following: Four-division Three-quarter Span House (used as Vinery, Plant, Fig, Peach and Nectarine Houses), Rose House, Lean-to Store House, Lean-to Fernery, Winter Garden or Conservatory (heated), and Lean-to Green- house. In

The Frame Yard

are Two long Ranges of Heated Glass Frames and Two Cold Frames, also a Brick and Slated Range, containing: Two-bay Open Shed with Loft, Tool Shed, Mushroom House, Potting Shed and Boiler House, and a large Brick-built and Cement Tank with Water laid on. Close to is

The Pony Yard,

in which are Cart and Wood Sheds, Two Loose Boxes and Potato Store House.

The Gardener's Bothy

contains Six Rooms and has a Garden attached, and at the rear: Coal House, Privy, Wood House, detached Shed and Wood Shed.

Electric Light and Water Supply.

In Enclosure No. 84 is a Corrugated and Weather Boarded set of Buildings on Brick Foundations consisting of :-
Smithy with Forge, Oil Store, Well House, fitted with Three-cylinder Pump, Engine House with 10-h.p. Hornsby Oil Engine, Dynamo, Two Cooling Tanks, Switchboard and Shafting, Cell Room with emergency Installation of Cells, new Engine House with Three-cylinder Horizontal Pump by Merryweather, 12-h.p. Oil Engine by R. Hornsby & Sons, Ltd., Dynamo, Two Cooling Tanks, and Loft over, Patent Silencer and Switchboard, new Cell Room of Cells. The 160-volt Electric Light Plant has only been installed about two years.
At the rear is an underground Brick and Cement Tank, 20 ft. by 20 ft. by 10 ft., for storage of soft water, Filter, and Single-throw emergency pump.

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In Enclosure N0. 236a, Parish of Great Chesterford, is

A New Brick-built and Slated Engine House,

with 3-h.p. Shanks' Oil Engine, and Single-throw Pump for pumping water from the ponds near to underground tanks at the Mansion House.
Adjoining the Ponds in Wood No. 77, Parish of Little Chesterford, is a recently erected

Brick and Tile-built Engine House,

with Cement Floor, and fitted with a new 4-h.p. Shanks' Oil Engine and Cooling Tank for the supply of soft water, and close to is a Windmill Pump for the same purpose.

A Pair of Keepers' Cottages,

Brick built and Slated, standing in Enclosure No. 239, Parish of Great Chesterford, and each containing Three Rooms up and Living Room, Scullery with Copper, and Pantry down.
Outside are Coal and Wood Shed and Privy. Garden.
At the rear, in Paddock Wood, is a Pheasant House and Run.
In Wood No. 48 is a Keeper's Hut, and in No. 129c a Three-bay Open Cattle Shed and Barn with Yard. The whole forming a Compact and attractive Estate of about

514.010 acres,

and has an apportioned and estimated Rental Value of

£1,099 17s. 6d.

The densely timbered Woodlands fringing the Park form a capital screen, and the Park Land, which is well roaded and fenced, provides capital grazing, and there is some useful Arable Land included in this Lot.

SUMMARY OF LOT 1.

Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
In hand-447.486
1,00000
Estimated.
Mr. E. J. PilgrimYearly Michaelmas66.524
49176
Apportioned.
 
1,049176
 
In handSporting-
5000
Estimated.
 Total A.514.237
574136
LANDLORD'S OUTGOINGS.
Land Tax £1 18s. 10d.

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SCHEDULE.

No. on
Plan.
TennantDescription Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
Total Quantity.
Decimal Acreage.
  PARISH OF
GREAT CHESTERFORD.
   
128In handRough Pasture, Bushes, etc.2.675 
129b Plantation, etc.19.427 
129c Buildings and Yard.100 
130 Rough Pasture6.774 
131 Arable15.332 
132 Rough Pasture, etc.14.911 
133 Ditto6.462 
134 Ditto5.079 
146c Lane1.379 
236a Engine House, Ponds, etc.1.258 
237 Wood21.293 
238 Park.248 
239 Cottages and Gardens.541 
240 Wood.738 
241 &
242
 Park24.317 
243 Wood4.294 
  PARISH OF
LITTLE CHESTERFORD.
   
46a Rough Pasture, etc.8.656 
46b Ditto4.187 
48 Wood, Bothy, etc.53.702 
50 Park39.251 
53 Plantation.321 
54 Ditto.642 
56 Lodge and Plantation2.644 
58 Plantation.203 
59 Ditto.574 
62b Ditto5.000 
66b Rough Pasture, etc.8.769 
67 Park11.130 
68 Plantation3.122 
69 Wood3.829 
70, 88
& 92
 Park97.730 
71 Plantation.848 
72 Ditto3.013 
73 Park, Drive. etc.23.648 
74 Plantation1.816 
75 Park13.549 
76 Pond.501 
77 Plantation6.686 
78 Pasture1.394 
79 Plantation1.089 
84, 85
& 87
 Mansion, Grounds, etc.14.064 
86 Ornamental Pond.274 
89 Plantation.705 
90 Ditto.252 
91 Ditto.504 
93 Orchard1.219 
94 Cottage, Glasshouses,
Kitchen Garden, etc.
1.621 
95 Wood5.222  
124 Ditto4.610 
  PARISH OF SAFFRON WALDEN.    
819b Plantation.600 
827 Ditto.590 
829 Ditto.693 
    447.486
  PARISH OF
LITTLE CHESTERFORD.
   
46cMr. E. J. PilgrimArable26.591 
60 Ditto.633 
62a Ditto22.074 
63 Ditto5.914 
129a Ditto7.312 
    66.524
  Total A. 514.010
This Lot will be sold with the benefit of (a) Rights-of-way over the roads marked A and B, and C, D, E and S, leading therefrom to the Cambridge Road and to Little Walden respectively; (b) with Right-of-way and access for all purposes to the Engine House, Plant and Ponds, numbered 236a (Parish of Great Chesterford), and to the soft water supply pipe therefrom to the Mansion, and to the Drain and Cesspit on Lot 18, and (c) with the right to place guns for shooting purposes on No.45 of Lot 18 on payment of the sum of £5 per annum to the owner thereof.

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Lot 2.

(Coloured Yellow on Plan.)

A Valuable Mixed Holding

known as

"BURNTWOOD END"

and

"HOME FARMS,"

consisting of

Two Homesteads and Sets of Buildings, Two Cottages and about
142.457 acres of Useful Arable and Meadow Land,

with an estimated and apportioned Rental Value of

Per £145 annum,

and vacant possession of the greater part by arrangement.

The "Burntwood End" Farm House

contains: Six Rooms up, and Two Rooms and Scullery and Dairy down, and is now occupied as Two Cottages. Detached Wash-house with Copper, and Privy.

TWO GARDENS.

There are

Two Sets of Buildings,

the one near the Farm House consisting of Granary, Fowl House, Two Pigsties, Cow House, Two Calf Pens, Barn, Three-bay Open Cattle Shed, Two Pigsties, Three-bay Open Shed, Stable for Four and Chaff House; and the other on the opposite side of the road comprises: Three-bay Open Cart Shed, Cooling House with Copper, and paved floor, Cow House for Nine with paved floor, Five Pigsties, Seven Loose Boxes and Fowl House.

The "Home" Farm House

contains: Living Room, Sitting Room, Kitchen with Copper, Scullery and Pantry down, and Four Bedrooms up.

GARDEN. PRIVY.

On the other side of the road are

The Farm Buildings,

chiefly Weather Boarded on Brick Foundations with Pantiled and Thatched Roofs, and consisting of Stable for Four, Three-bay Open Cattle Shed, Two-bay ditto, Barn, Stable and Two Store Houses, Three-bay Open Implement Shed.

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Two lath, Plaster and Thatched Cottages

on Brick Foundations, one containing: Two Rooms up, and Room and Wash-house down, and the other Two up and Two down, and Lean-to Wash-house with Copper.

GARDEN AND PRIVY TO EACH.

In No. 833, Parish of Saffron Walden, is

A Set of Buildings,

Weather Boarded on Brick Foundations, with Pantiled Roof, consisting of Four Loose Boxes, Concrete Floor and Wooden Mangers, and a Five-bay Open Shed ranged round two sides of a Yard.

SUMMARY OF LOT 2.

Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
In hand 128.921
12500
Estimated.
Mr. A. T. GreesladeYearly Michaelmas13.533
10100
Apportioned.
   
13500
 
In handSporting 
1000
Estimated.
 Total A.142.457
14500
 


LANDLORD'S OUTGOINGS.

Tithe Rent Charge (apportioned)-
Vicarial, £4 5s. ld. Value 1916 £3 10s. 8¾.

SCHEDULE.

No. on
Plan.
TennantDescription Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
Total Quantity.
Decimal Acreage.
  PARISH OF
GREAT CHESTERFORD.
   
146bIn handGreen Lane 1.560 
Pt. 236 Arable45861 
 PARISH OF SAFFRON WALDEN    
821 Arable10.470 
Pt. 822
and 835
 Water Lane2.364 
823, 825
and 826
 Meadow, Buildings, etc.6796 
824 Cottages, Buildings, etc..580 
828 Arable and Buildings22520 
832 Wood.442 
833 Meadow and Buildings9.648 
834 Cottages, Buildings, etc..432 
836 Arable9.166 
837 Meadow2.708 
Pt. 838 Ditto5.766 
891 Arable3.594 
892 Meadow7017 
    128.924
830Mr. A. T. GreensladeRoadway250 
831 Arable13.283 
    13.533
  Total A. 142457
This Lot will be sold with the benefit of a Right-of-way over the road marked D, E and F leading there- from to Little Walden, and subject to a Right-of-way reserved to Lot 1 over the road marked C and D, and to a Right-of-way and access for all purposes to the Engine House, Plant and Ponds, numbered 236a (Parish of Great Chesterford), and to the soft water supply pipe to the Mansion.

Page 17

Lot 3.

(Coloured Green on Plan.)

A Superior Residential and Agricultural Holding,

known as

" LITTLE WALDEN PARK "

consisting of a

XVIth Century Residence, Well-arranged Buildings, Lodge
Entrance, and One Cottage,

and about

514.237 acres,

of a Rental Value of

£574 13s. 6d.


The Lot is about Five miles from Bartlow and Seven from Great Chesterford Stations, the latter on the G.E.R. Main Line, and Four miles from Linton Station, and Three from the Market Town of Saffron Walden.

The Tudor Farm Residence

is approached by Carriage Drive, about half-a-mile in length, having at its entrance

A Picturesque Modern Lodge,

Brick built, Rough-cast and Tiled, and containing Two Rooms up, Three Rooms, Kitchen, and Scullery with Copper down, Coal Shed, Privy and Shed in the Garden.

The House

is Brick built and Tiled, placed in the centre of the Lot, stands in a high position, from which views of a most extensive range are obtained.

Accommodation :

On the GROUND FLOOR-
Porch and Spacious Entrance Hall, Dining Room, about 18 ft. by 16 ft., excluding bay, Drawing Room, about 20 ft. by 16 ft., and with Marble Mantel, large Kitchen, with Range, Scullery with Sink (Water laid on), Yorkshire Oven, Copper and patent Bath-water Heater, and Dairy, and Wine Cellars in Basement.

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Two Staircases, one of old Oak, lead to the FIRST FLOOR, on which are-
Seven Bedrooms, fitted Bathroom, with basin (h. & c.), and Pedestal W.C.

On TOP FLOOR-
Play-room and Two Attics.

The Gardens

are matured, and consist of Flower Garden, Kitchen Garden, Tennis Lawn and Orchard.

The Well-planned Buildings,

many of which are of recent construction, are placed convenient to the Residence. They are Weather Boarded on Brick Foundations and have Slate, Tile and Corrugated Iron Roofs, many are Concrete paved, and Water is laid on to the Yards by gravitation from ponds.
The BUILDINGS are as follows: Motor House, Trap and Implement Shed, Blacksmith's Shop, Open Shed, Nine Loose Boxes, Three Cart-horse Stables for Fifteen, Chaff House, Two Ten-bay Open Cattle Sheds, One large and Two smaller Barns, fitted with Stone Mill, Five Piggeries, Mixing House, Two Three~bay Open Sheds, Mixing Shed with Granary over, Chaff-House, Drill Shed, Eight-bay Open Cart Shed, Machine Shed, Poultry House, Two-bay Open Cart Shed, and Three large covered Cattle Sheds with Feeding Passages.

A Detached Cottage

stands in Enclosure No. 902, is Brick built, Tile hung and Slated and contains Three Bedrooms up, Two Rooms and Scullery down. Detached Coal House and Privy.

LARGE GARDEN.

The Homestead

is placed in the centre of the Farm Lands, which are most compact, lie in a ring fence, and are of a very healthy and productive description.

SUMMARY OF LOT 3.

Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
Mr. A. T. GreesladeYearly Michaelmas487.627
509136
Apportioned.
In hand 26.610
1500
Estimated.
   
524136
 
DittoSporting 
5000
Ditto
 Total A.514.237
574136
 


Page 19

LANDLORDS OUTGOINGS.

 
£s.d.
Tithe Rent. Charge (apportioned)-  
Vicarial, £1 4s. Value 1916
01911½
Land Tax
005
 
10

SCHEDULE.

No. on
Plan.
TennantDescription Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
Total Quantity.
Decimal Acreage.
  PARISH OF HADSTOCK.    
181Mr. A. T. GreensladeArable .780 
182 Ditto8.720 
184 Ditto10.083 
185 Ditto19.502 
 PARISH OF
GREAT CHESTERFORD.
   
229 Arable66.350 
232 Ditto20.574 
233 Ditto.143 
234 Ditto10.257 
235 Ditto27.281 
 PARISH OF SAFFRON WALDEN    
Pt. 830  Arable20.686 
894 Ditto6.972 
895 Ditto14.653 
896 Meadow5.743 
897 Ditto3.199 
898 Arable18.764 
899 &
900
 Meadow, House, Buildings, etc.6.027 
901 Orchard1.366 
902 Cottage and Garden.455 
903 Meadow15.381 
904
905
& 906
 Arable109.227 
917 Pasture7.420 
918 Arable.374 
919 Ditto3.950 
920 Ditto9.070 
921 Meadow24.984 
922 Pond.326 
923 Rough Pasture, Rickyard, etc.5.157 
924 Arable33.362 
925 Ditto13.918 
926 Ditto22.903 
    487.627
 PARISH OF
GREAT CHESTERFORD.
   
146aIn handLane.397 
230a Common22.397 
231 Green Lane2.410 
 PARISH OF SAFFRON WALDEN.    
906 Lodge and Garden.365 
908 Plantation.404 
913 Ditto.637 
    26.610
  Total A. 514.237

This Lot will be sold subject to the right of the owner and occupiers of Lot 38 to draw water from the well in the Garden at the Lodge Entrance (No. 906)

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Lot 4.

(Coloured Blue on Plan.)

An Important Corn and Stock Holding

Adjoining and intersected by excellent roads, Two miles from the ancient Market Town of Saffron Walden, known as

"THE HALL FARM,"

LITTLE WALDEN,

and comprises

A Commodious Farm House, a Splendid Set of Buildings; and
the Arable and Meadow Land is of a most productive and
fertile description.

The total extent is about

384.564 acres,

And the Rental Value

Per £441 annum,

with vacant possession by arrangement.

The Substantial Double-fronted Farm Residence

is Brick built and Tiled, creeper and rose clad, stands well back from the road, and has Lawn and Flower Beds in front.

Accommodation :

On the GROUND FLOOR:
Drawing Room, about 16 ft. by 16 ft., Dining Room, about 18 ft. by 12 ft., Ditto, about 21 ft. by 15 ft., excluding bay, and fitted with Oak Mantel, Kitchen, Tile paved, and having Range and Dresser, Scullery with Oven, Sink (Water laid on), and Pump from Well, Pantry and Cellar.
Two Staircases lead to the UPPER FLOOR, on which are-
Eight Bed and Dressing Rooms, and W.C.
Adjoining is paved Coach-house, and at the side Kitchen and Fruit Garden.

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The Farm Buildings,

situate at the rear, are most substantially built of Brick with Slated Roofs, conveniently planned, ranged round Yards, and comprise: Five-bay Open Cattle Shed,Brew House with Two Coppers, Men's Privy, Nag Stable of Two Loose Boxes and One Stall, Cart-horse Stable for Five, Chaff House, Cart-horse Stable for Five, Harness Room, Cart-horse Stable for Six, Two Three-bay Open and One Closed Bay Cattle Sheds, Cow Shed for Six, Loose Box, Two Calf Pens and Loose Box, Calf Pen, Three-bay Open Cattle Shed with Loft over part, Two Corn Barns, Granary over part, fitted Five Bins, and Shoots to floor below, Grinding Mill and Pair of Stones, Cow Shed for Twelve with Feeding Passage, Chaff House, Loose Box, Three-bay Open Cattle Shed, Milk Shed, Granary with Four Bins on Upper and Six on Lower Floor, Three-division Piggery with Feeding Passage, and Two ditto adjoining, and Eight-bay Open Cart Shed. Nearly all the Buildings have Brick, Concrete or Clinker-paved Floors. Blacksmith's and Carpenter's Shop, Drill House and Poultry House, Four Loose Boxes, and Two Open Corrugated Iron-built Sheds.
WATER is laid on to the Buildings.

A Pair of Cottages,

consisting of Four Rooms and Pantry each, and one having Wash-house with Copper. At the back are Wood Shed and Two Privies.

GARDEN.

In Nos. 748 and 749 is an Eight-bay Open Shed and Sheep Yard, and in No. 844 a Three-bay Open Shed.

SUMMARY OF LOT 4.

Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
In hand 384.293
40000
Estimated.
Mr. D. Mascallhalf-yearly.271
300
Landlord pays
rates
Mr. C. SavilleMonthly
300
   
40600
 
DittoSporting 
3500
Estimated.
 Total A.384.564
£44100
 

LANDLORDS OUTGOINGS.Value 1916

 
£s.d.
Tithe Rent. Charge (apportioned)-  
Vicarial, £20 17s 10d.
1774;
Impropriate, £4 19s 7d.
42
 
2110
Land Tax
81410
Total
30411½



Page 22

SCHEDULE.

No. on
Plan.
TennantDescription Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
Total Quantity.
Decimal Acreage.
  PARISH OF SAFFRON WALDEN.    
Pt. 696In handRoadway206 
697 Wood9.111 
698 Arable71.511 
699 Ditto7.642 
700 Meadow4316 
706 Ditto2.599 
710
Pt. 822 &
843
 Green Lane2.542 
711 &
713a
 House, standings, etc.2.105 
714 Meadow.388 
716 Ditto5.705 
Pt. 717 Ditto10.484 
Pt. 718 Green Lane 1.107 
719 Meadow8.111 
720 Ditto8.995 
723 Ditto3.922 
743 Arable16.500 
744 Ditto1.660 
746 Meadow5350 
748 &
749
 Ditto and Buildings4.282 
750 Arable15.336 
Pt. 752 Ditto 27230 
753 Ditto29.356 
816 Ditto13.272 
817 Ditto14.491 
818 Ditto17.618 
819a Wood1.937 
819c Ditto.807 
820 Arable15.547 
Pt. 838
&839
 Ditto 5.746 
840 Ditto30.728 
841 Wood505 
842 Arable17.813 
844 Meadow2902 
845 Ditto2450 
890 Arable22.019 
    384.293
713bMessrs. D. Mascall & C. SavilleCottages and Gardens .271
  Total A. 384.564


This Lot will be sold subject to Rights-of-way and access for all purposes being reserved to Lot 5 to the Cesspit, Drain, and Gas House at the rear of the Farm Buildings, and to Rights-ofway reserved to Lots 1 and 2 as previously mentioned, over the road marked D, E and S, and with the benefit of a Right-of-way over the Carriage Drive Approach from the Saffron Walden Road to the rear of the Homestead, and to Field No. Pt. 752, marked I, K and L, and also subject to a Right-of-way reserved to Lot 6 over the road marked M and N.

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Lot 5.

(Coloured Blue on Plan.)

An Unusually Attractive Country Residence,

with about Eighteen acres of Land in a secluded and well-timbered position, about a quarter-of-mile from the road from Saffron Walden to Hadstock, and only Two miles from the former interesting old Town, with Station on the Great Eastern Railway.
It is known as

" THE HALL "

LITTLE WALDEN,

is approached from the main road by

Avenue Carriage Drive,

at the entrance to which is a

Picturesque Gabled Entrance Lodge,

recently erected, Brick built with Stone Facings, Tiled Roof and Half-timber Gables, and containing: Five Rooms, Scullery with Copper and Sink, and Larder. Privy. Water and Acetylene Gas laid on.

WELL PLANTED GARDEN WITH FRUIT TREES.

The Residence,

which is Brick and Slated, with Stone Faciugs, affords the following accommodation :
On the GROUND FLOOR-
Entrance Hall, Inner Lounge Hall with Fireplace, Drawing Room about 27 ft. by 18 ft. 6 ins., fitted with Oak Mantelpicce, and Brass Canopy Grate with Tiled Sides and Hearth. Dining Room, 20 ft. by 17 ft., excluding Two bays, and having Marble Mantel and Dog Grate, Glazed Brick Sides and Hearth. Sitting Room, 10 ft. by 12 ft., excluding hay. Study, 14 ft. by 10 ft. 0 ins. Reception Room, 20 ft. by 16 ft. 0 ins. fitted with Oak Mantel, Copper Canopy Grate, with raised Tiled Hearth, and Copper surround. W.C. Lavatory Basin (h. and c.). Kitchen with large and small Range and Sink (Water laid on). Scullery with Glazed Sink (h. and c.). Pantry, with Fireplace and Sink (h. and c.), and lead-lined Plate and Glass Cupboard. Larder with Copper. Coal Shed and Boot Hole, with Oven, and
In HALF BASEMENT-
Seven-division Cellar, " Ideal " Hot Water Heater and Fuel Shed. On the FIRST FLOOR-
Nine Bedrooms, Six of which measure 21 ft. 0 ins. by 12 ft.; 10 ft. by 12 ft., excluding bay; 10 ft. 6 ins. by 15 ft. ; 10 ft. by 17 ft. ; 16 ft. 6 ins. by 15 ft., and 17 ft. by 14 ft. 0 ins., excluding bay, and the principal being fitted with Marble Mantels and Tiled Canopy Grates. Dressing Room. Fitted Bathroom with Fireplace and Pedestal W.C., Maids' Sink (h.and c. and soft water). Hot Cupboard, fitted with Nine Drawers and Two Cupboards; and Man's Room approached by separate Staircase.

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On the TOP FLOOR-
Attic or Store Room.
The Hall, Landing and Two of the Reception Rooms have Hot Water Radiator Heating, and the House is lit by Acetylene Gas.
WATER is laid on by gravitation from a reservoir of 30,000 gallons capacity, supplied from Artesian Well by double-throw Windmill Pump.
Well screened from the House by Trees and Shrubberies is the Brick-built and Slated

Stabling

of Two Stalls and Two Loose Boxes with Iron Fittings, Saddle Room, Three-bay Coach-house and Straw Shed. Acetylene Gas laid on.

The Grounds

are of a delightful old-world character; have Brick-paved and Gravelled Footpaths, and include: Croquet Lawn, Rustic Rose Pergola, Splendid Fruit and Vegetable Garden and Bush Fruit Garden, and Antique Sundial on old Stone Pedestal, and Orchard.
In a Field adjoining the Grounds is

A Capital Tennis Lawn.

In addition there is Lean-to Heated Greenhouse, Store and Tool Sheds and Potting Shed.
The GAS HOUSE is Brick built and Tiled, and fitted with the Allen Acetylene Gas Plant, comprising Generator, Purifier and Gas Holder.
This Lot is in hand, and possession will be given by arrangement.
Estimated Rental

Per £150 annum.


SCHEDULE.

No. on
Plan.
TennantDescription Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
  PARISH OF SAFFRON WALDEN.   
708In handMeadow, etc. 3.845
709, 712
and P. 713
 Residence, Grounds, etc.6.749
713c Lodge and Garden.224
751 Meadow7.039
Pt. 752 Plantation.222
  Total A.18.079

LANDLORDS OUTGOINGS.

 
£s.d.
Tithe Rent. Charge (apportioned)-  
Vicarial, 17s 10d.
 6
Land Tax
1126
 
119
This Lot will be sold with the benefit of a Right-of-way and access for all purposes to the Drain, Cesspit and Gas House at the rear ofthe Hall Farm Buildings, and subject to a Right-of-way reserved to Lot 4 over the Carriage Drive Approach from the Saffron Walden Road to the rear of the Homestead and Field No. Pt. 752, marked I, K and L.

Page 25

Lot 6.

(Coloured Light Brown on Plan.)

A Capital Mixed Farm

known as

" OLDHOUSE, "

About half-a-mile from the Hamlet of Little Walden and One-and-a-half miles from the Market Town of Saffron Walden.
lt is in hand and covers an area of about

65.923 acres,

with an estimated Rental of

Per £65 annum,

including SPORTING, and consists of

A Homestead, several Enclosures of Well-watered Meadow and productive Arable Land and a thriving Wood.


The Homestead

comprises A Brick, Lath and Plaster and Thatched Cottage, containing Four Rooms and Scullery. Fowl House, Garden and Privy.

The Buildings

are Weather Boarded on Brick Foundations, Thatched and Tiled, and consist of:
Stable for Four, Two-division Shed, Barn, Five-bay Open Shed, Closed ditto or Barn, and Fowl House.
Possession will be given by arrangement.

SUMMARY OF LOT 6.

Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
   
£s.d.
 
In hand 65.923
6000
Estimated.
DittoSporting 
500
Ditto.
 Total A.65.923
£6500
 


LANDLORDS OUTGOINGS.Value 1916

 
£s.d.
Tithe Rent. Charge (apportioned)-  
Vicarial, £2 19.s 1d.
291¼;
Impropriate, £9 1s. 9d.
7111
 
100
Land Tax
 169
Total
£101611¼


Page 26

SCHEDULE.

No. on
Plan.
TennantDescription Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
  PARISH OF SAFFRON WALDEN.   
667In handMeadow6.633
677 Green Lane1.552
678 Arable4.341
679 Ditto7.577
680 wood3.561
681 Meadow2 046
682 Cottage, Buildings, etc. 1.713
683 Meadow and Arable 28.467
695 Arable5.688
Pt. 696 Roadway 1.756
701 Meadow2.224
Pt. 718 Green Lane 365
 Total A. 65.923

 
 

Lot 7.

(Coloured Light Brown on Plan.)


A Useful Corn and Stock Holding,

Situate on the North-east side of the Hamlet of Little Walden, adjoining the road to Hadstock, and known as

" RAVEN STOCK GREEN "

It includes a

Farm House, Two Cottages, Capital Buildings, Several Enclosures

of Arable and Meadow Land, and a thriving Coppice. The acreage is about

176.071 acres,

and the Rental Value is estimated at

Per £190 12s. annum,

including the SPORTING RIGHTS.

The Brick and Tiled-built Farm House

is now occupied as Three Cottages, and contains Three Living Rooms, Three Pantries and Brew House, Three Privies and Two Wash-houses.

GARDEN AND ORCHARD.



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The Farm Buildings

at the rear are well built, and include Two-bay Open Cattle Shed, Bulls'Barn, Three-bay Open Cattle Shed, Two Cow Sheds for Six each, Chaff House, Cow Shed for Four, Two Calf Pens, Barn, Loose Box, Stable for Four, Fodder House, Poultry House and Harness Room; and on the other side of tl1e road are: Three-bay Open Cart Shed, large Covered Feeding Yard, Cow Shed for Twenty-three, Barn, Boiler House with Copper, Five-Chamber Ensilage House, and Two large Troughs.
At the rear of the Farm Buildings is

A Detached Three Room Cottage,

with Pantry and Garden, and at a short distance

A Similar Cottage,

with Scullery and Garden.
Vacant possession by arrangement.

 

SUMMARY OF LOT 7.

Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
   
£s.d.
 
In hand 176.071
17000
Estimated.
Mr. G. EldredYearly Michaelmas
4100
Landlord pays rates.
Mr. L. ClaydonDitto
4100
Ditto.
Mr. A. SwanWeekly
2120
Ditto.
Mr. A. ReedYearly Michaelmas
300
Ditto.
   
184120
 
In handSporting 
600
Estimated.
 Total A.176.071
£190120
 

 
 

LANDLORDS OUTGOINGS.

 
£s.d.
Tithe Rent. Charge (apportioned)-  
Vicarial, £8 6s 2d.
618

SCHEDULE.

No. on
Plan.
TennantDescription Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
  PARISH OF SAFFRON WALDEN.   
745In handArable81.931
846 Ditto33.062
Pt. 878 Ditto19.722
882 Meadow2.723
883 Ditto1.972
884In hand and A. Reed and A. SwanTwo Cottages, buildings, etc..926
885In hand and G. Eldred and L. ClaydonThree Cottages, buildings,orchard, etc.1.908
886In handMeadow8.454
887 Ditto11.347
888 Wood4081
889 Ditto2.396
893 Meadow7549
  Total A.176.071
 
 

Lot 8.

(Coloured Pink on Plan.)


An Important Corn and Stock Farm,

intersected by good roads and half-a-mile from the Hamlet of Little Walden. It is known as

" MITCHELLS "

extends to an area of about

301.133 acres,

has a Rental Value of

Per £257 10s. annum,

and includes

A nicely situated Farm House, a Row of Four Cottages, Excellent Buildings, Good Arable and Grass Land, and several Well-grown Woods.


The Commodious Farm House

is placed well off the main road, under One mile from the Village of Little Walden and 2½ from the Market Town of Saffron Walden. The accommodation is as follows: Eight Bedrooms, Two Sitting Rooms, Kitchen, Larder and Scullery.

CAPITAL GARDEN AND ORCHARD.

The Farm Buildings

are well constructed, capitally arranged, and consist of the following, many of which are Concrete or Asphalt paved: Nine Loose Boxes, Five-bay Open Cattle Shed, Barn, Mixing House, Three-bay Open Cattle Shed, Stable for Eight, Chaff House, Granary, Three-bay Open Cattle Shed, Two Workshops and Coal Shed, Five-bay Open Cart Shed, Trap House, Two-stall Nag Stable and Loose Box, Tool House, Two Open Implement Sheds, Two Loose Boxes and Three Piggeries.
Within a short distance of the Homestead is

A Row of Four Substantial Cottages,

each having Three Rooms up and Two down. Four Wood Houses, Wash-houses and Four Privies.

GARDENS.

A Brick and Slated Cottage with Garden

and

A Set of Farm Buildings,

known as

"LITTLEYS,"

consisting of Eight-bay Open Shed, Five-bay ditto, Barn and Stable for Two, ranged round a Cattle Yard.
 
 

Page 29

SUMMARY OF LOT 8.

Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
   
£s.d.
 
J. E. HaylockYearly Michaelmas287.648
22100
 
In hand(Woodland)13.485
3000
Estimated.
   
227100
 
DittoSporting 
3000
Estimated.
 Total A.301.133
£257100
 

 
 

LANDLORDS OUTGOINGS.Value 1916

 
£s.d.
Tithe Rent. Charge (apportioned)-  
Rectorial, £34 18s. 8d.
290
Vicarial, £2 13s. 4d.
244
 
£315

SCHEDULE.

No. on
Plan.
TennantDescription Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
Total Quantity.
Decimal Acreage.
 PARISH OF ASHDON.    
65Mr. J. E. HaylockMeadow 1.399 
68 Arable29.307 
69 Ditto8.779 
78 Ditto21.675 
79 Cottage, Buildings, etc. .565 
80 Meadow5.480 
81 Ditto6.216 
102 Ditto32.489 
103 Ditto16.676 
 PARISH OF SAFFRON WALDEN.    
851 Arable27.800 
852 Pasture2.299 
Pt. 853 House, Buildings, etc.2.113 
854 Orchard1.301 
Pt. 853
& 855
 Meadow 8.019 
865 Arable.358 
866 Ditto42.654 
867 Roadway1.963 
868 Arable5.769 
872 Ditto14.834 
873 Ditto25.776 
874 Ditto14.142 
875 Cottages, Gardens, etc. 1.245 
877 Meadow2.312 
909 Ditto14.477 
    287.648
 PARISH OF ASHDON.    
70In handWood6.471 
104 Ditto3.060 
 PARISH OF SAFFRON WALDEN.    
864 Ditto3.246 
Pt. 878 Ditto.708 
    13.485
  Total A. 301.133

 
 

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LOT 9.

(Coloured Blue on Plan.)


A Block of

THRIVING AND WELL GROWN WOODLANDS,

consisting principally of Oak Timber Trees of good dimensions, adjoining a capital hard road and within easy distance of railway facilities. They extend to an area of about

40.743 acres,

and are of the Rental Value of

Per £30 10s. annum.


SUMMARY OF LOT 9.

Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
   
£s.d.
 
Mr. A. S. MillsYearly Michaelmas2.904
300
Apportioned.
In handWoods37839
17100
Estimated.
   
20100
 
DittoSporting 
1000
Ditto.
 Total A.40.743
£30100
 

 

LANDLORDS OUTGOINGS.Value 1916

 
£s.d.
Tithe Rent. Charge (apportioned)-  
Rectorial, £2 1s 4d.
114
Vicarial, £1 2s 8d.
 1810
 
213


SCHEDULE.

No. on
Plan.
TennantDescription Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
Total Quantity.
Decimal Acreage.
  PARISH OF ASHDON.    
61Mr. A. S. MillsPasture 286 
62 Ditto2618  
    2904
64In handWood 16.226 
67 Ditto6716 
  PARISH OF SAFFRON WALDEN.    
869 Wood4979 
870 Ditto3127 
871 Ditto6791 
    37839
  Total A. 40.743

 
 

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LOT 10.

(Coloured Yellow on Plan.)


A COMPACT SMALL HOLDING.

of about

61.358 acres,

Adjoining excellent roads and about One mile from the Village of Hadstock and Two from Bartlow Station, and known as

MONK'S HALL

it includes

A Superior Residence, a Meadow and Two Enclosures of Arable Land,

and is of the Rental Value of

Per £62 10s. annum.


The Substantial Farm House,

Brick built, Slated and Tiled, contains on the GROUND FLOOR-
Two Sitting Rooms, Kitchen, Pantry, Cellar, Dairy, Scullery with Two Coppers, Bake Oven and Sink.
On the FIRST FLOOR, reached by Two Staircases-
Four Bedrooms.

The Farm Buildings,

placed at the rear of the House, consist of Two Fowl Houses with Granary over, Trap House, Coal Shed, Two-bay Barn with Concrete Floor, Loose Box, Stable for Three, Root House, Chaff House, Four-bay Open Cattle Shed, Four Pigsties and Cow Shed for Six.

SUMMARY OF LOT 10.

Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
   
£s.d.
 
Mr. A. S. MillsYearly Michaelmas61358
6200
Apportioned.
DittoSporting 
 100
Estimated.
 Total A.61.358
£62100
 

 
 

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SCHEDULE.

No. on
Plan.
TennantDescription Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
  PARISH OF ASHDON.   
58Mr. A. S. MillsArable32.210
66 Yard246
  PARISH OF SAFFRON WALDEN.   
910 House, Buildings, etc..964
911 Meadow1.460
914 Arable26.478

 
 

Lot 11.

(Coloured Green on Plan.)

A Compact Corn and Stock Farm,

known as

CLOPTONS,

consisting of

Homestead, Parklike Meadows and Capital Arable Land.

It is about half-a-mile from the Hamlet of Little Walden and Two from Saffron Walden. The total area is about

81.897 acres.

The estimated Rental Value is

Per £90 annum.

Vacant possession can be had by arrangement.

SUMMARY OF LOT 11.

Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
   
£s.d.
 
In hand 81.897
8200
Estimated.
DittoSporting 
800
Ditto.
 Total A.81.897
£9000
 

 

LANDLORDS OUTGOINGS.Value 1916

 
£s.d.
Tithe Rent. Charge (apportioned)-  
Vicarial, £3 12s. 9d. Value 1916
£30

The Brick and Tiled Farm House

contains: Three Bedrooms and Two Attics up and Sitting Room, Kitchen with Open Fireplace, Scullery with Two Coppers, Dairy and Pantry down. Garden and Privy.
 
 

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The Farm Buildings

include Two-bay Barn, with Cement Floor and Loft over part, Cow Shed for Four, Stable for Four, Loose Box, Implement Shed, Three-bay Open Cart Shed, with Loft over, and Fowl House.

SCHEDULE.

No. on
Plan.
TennantDescription Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
 PARISH OF SAFFRON WALDEN.   
692In handArable12.366
730 Meadow4267
731 Cottage, Buildings, etc..493
732 Meadow and Buildings5.589
733 Arable11.679
734 Meadow.2.995
735 Arable9.477
736 Ditto12101
737 Meadow.22815
 PARISH OF ASHDON.   
73 Meadow..115
  Total A.81.897

 
 

Lot 12.

(Coloured Yellow on Plan.)

" SADLERS "

An Excellent Mixed Holding

of about

181.974 acres,

with an estimated Rental Value of

Per £198 annum,

and comprising

A Capital Homestead,

well-watered Meadows, useful Corn and Root Land and thriving Woods. This Lot is in hand, and vacant possession can be had by arrangement.

The Farm House,

which has been converted into Two Cottages, contains: Six Rooms and Attic up, and Five Rooms and Lean-to Wood House down. Garden and Privy to each.
 
 

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The Splendid Set of Buildings

is Brick, Slated and Corrugated Iron built and consists of Two-bay Open Cart Shed, Three-bay Open Cattle Shed, Closed ditto, Five-stall Stable, Clinker paved, large Two-division Covered Cattle Yard, Barn and Granary with Copper, and Cement Floor, and large Dutch Barn.

SUMMARY OF LOT 12.

Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
   
£s.d.
 
J. E. HaylockYearly Michaelmas287.648
22100
 
In hand 181.974
17600
Estimated.
Mr.G.RustQuarterly
400
Landlord pays
Rates.
   
18000
 
In handSporting 
1800
Estimated.
 Total A.181974
£19800
 

 

LANDLORDS OUTGOINGS.

 
£s.d.
Tithe Rent. Charge (apportioned)-  
Vicarial,£6 10s. 11d. Value 1916
£58s10d

SCHEDULE.

No. on
Plan.
TennantDescription Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
Total Quantity.
Decimal Acreage.
  PARISH OF ASHDON.    
72In handWood 1.989 
74  Arable19.899 
75  Pasture14055 
76  Ditto2.821 
77  Ditto7056 
    45.820
  PARISH OF SAFFRON WALDEN.    
724 Arable11.274 
725 Ditto10.648 
726 Meadow2.616 
727 Buildings and Yards.547 
728In hand
Mr G. Rust
Cottages, Buildings, etc..930 
729In handOrchard.367 
738 Meadow13.422 
739 Ditto3.797  
740 Ditto10.866 
741 Arable9.853 
742 Ditto9.085 
857 Ditto5.457 
858 Ditto2.032 
859 Ditto11.947 
860 Wood8.681 
861 Meadow9.382 
862 Ditto11.025 
863 Ditto14.225 
    136.154
  Total A. 181.974

 
 

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LOT 13.

(Coloured Yellow on Plan.)


A Compact Agricultural Holding

known as

" CRAVE HALL, "

Situate in the Parish of, and only about One-and-a-half miles from the Village and Station (G.E.R.) of Great Chesterford. It extends to an area of about

127.551 acres,

and has a Rental Value of

Per £117 annum.


The Farm House

is Brick and Lath and Plaster built, and Slated, and contains: Five Bedrooms, Two Sitting Rooms, Kitchen, Scullery with Two Coppers and Sink, and Wood Shed. Cellar in Basement. Garden and Privy.
The BUILDINGS include Paved Stable for Five, Two Loose Boxes, Three-bay Open Cattle Shed, Fowl House, Three-bay Open Cattle Shed, Two Barns, Granary, Cart and Implement Shed, Pigsty and Two Yards.
WATER from Well by Horse-driven Double Cylinder Pump.

SUMMARY OF LOT 13.

Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
   
£s.d.
 
Messrs.J.& N.JeffreyYearly Michaelmas98.730
9000
 
In hand 28.821
1700
Estimated.
   
10700
 
DittoSporting 
1000
Ditto.
 Total A.127.551
£11700
 

 

LANDLORDS OUTGOINGS

Land Tax.
£111s8d

 
 

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SCHEDULE.

No. on
Plan.
TennantDescription Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
Total Quantity.
Decimal Acreage.
  PARISH OF
GREAT CHESTERFORD.
   
164Messrs. J. & N. Jeffrey Arable33.494
Pt.179 Green Lane 1.290 
180 House, Buildings, etc.1.216 
181 Meadow2.156 
182 Arable16.028 
186 Ditto44.546 
    98.730
165In handRough Pasture, etc.9.359 
166 Ditto8.414 
185 Arable11.048 
    28.821
  Total A. 127.551
This Lot will be sold with the benefit of a Right-of-way over road, Pt. 148 on Lot 14.
 
 

LOT 14.

(Coloured Blue on Plan.)


A Capital Corn Farm,

known as

"BURTON WOOD FARM, "

One-and-a-quarter miles from the Cambridge Main Road and the Village and Station (G.E.R.) of Great Chesterford.
It includes

A Good Farm House and Cottage, an Excellent Set of Buildings,productive Arable Land, and a Well-grown Wood.

The Lot covers an area of about

141.252 acres,

and produces a Rental of

Per £125 10s. annum.


The Farm House 4

is Brick built, Stuccoed and Slated, and contains :
On the GROUND FLOOR-
Two Sitting Rooms, Kitchen with Copper, Scullery and Pantry.
And on the FIRST FLOOR-
Four Bedrooms,
And adjoining is a

Four Roomed Cottage.


 
 

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The Buildings,

Brick built, Weather Boarded, Tiled and Slated, consist of: Barn with Concrete Floor, Two Three-bay Open Cattle Sheds, and Two Four-bay ditto, Trap House, Meal House, Six-bay Open Cattle Shed, Stable for Five, Two Chaff Houses, Cart Shed, Loose Box, Four-bay Open Cattle Shed, Open Lean-to Cart Shed and Implement Shed. Garden, Wood House and Two Privies.
WATER is obtained from Reservoir supplied from Well by Horse-driven Three Cylinder Pump.
 

SUMMARY OF LOT 14.

Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
   
£s.d.
 
Messrs. Gowlett BrothersYearly Michaelmas134.317
11000
Apportioned.
In hand 6.935
300
Estimated.
   
11300
 
DittoSporting 
12100
Ditto.
 Total A.141.252
£125100
 

Messrs. Gowlett Brothers' Tenancy of Burtonwood and Common Farms expires at Michaelmas, 1916, from which date the Farms are relet to Mr. L. Howe at the same Rent.
 

SCHEDULE.

No. on
Plan.
TennantDescription Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
Total Quantity.
Decimal Acreage.
  PARISH OF
GREAT CHESTERFORD.
   
150Messrs. Gowlett BrothersPasture4854 
151 House, Cottage, Buildings, etc.1.144 
152 Arable7.880 
153 Ditto8.118 
154 Spinney.848 
155 Arable and Orchard32.183 
162a Arable36.872 
163 Ditto13.240 
183 Ditto29.178 
    134.317
Pt. 148In handRoadway .664 
149 Wood5.394 
184 Ditto.877 
    6.935
  Total A. 141.252
This Lot will be sold subject to Rights-of-way over the road, No. Pt. 118, reserved to Lots 13 and 15, and over the roadway marked Q and R from Common Farm reserved to Lot 15, also subject to the right of the owner and occupiers of Lot 15 to draw water from the well.
 
 

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Lot 15.

(Coloured Light Brown on Plan.)

A Useful Small Arable Holding

known as

"COMMON FARM "

Placed about midway between the Cambridge and Hadstock Roads, and One-and-a-half miles fromn the Village and Station (G.E.R.) of Great Chesterford.
The area is about

61.145 acres,

and the Rental Value

Per .£51 7s. 6d. annum.


It includes

A Pair of Brick-built and Slated Cottages,

One containing Five and the other Four Rooms. Garden and Two Privies.

The Buildings

comprise: Stable for Four and Granary over, Three-bay Open Cart Shed and Chaff House, and ranged round three sides of a Yard are Granary, Four-bay Open Cattle Shed, Two-bay ditto and Four-division Piggery.

 

SUMMARY OF LOT 15.

Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
   
£s.d.
 
Messrs. Gowlett BrothersYearly Michaelmas58.085
5000
Apportioned.
In hand 3.060
100
Estimated.
   
5100
 
DittoSporting 
 76
Ditto.
 Total A.61.145
£5176
 
Messrs. Gowlett Brothers Tenancy of Burtonwood and Common Farms expires at Michaelmas, 1916, from which date the Farms are relet to Mr. L. Howe.
 
 

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SCHEDULE.

No. on
Plan.
TennantDescription Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
Total Quantity.
Decimal Acreage.
  PARISH OF
GREAT CHESTERFORD.
   
156 Messrs. Gowlett BrothersArable4564 
151 Ditto6.122 
15s Ditto7567 
159 Ditto7.659 
160 Cottages. Buildings, etc. 1.067 
161 Trees, etc..215 
162b
& 227
  30.891 
    58.085
230b In handCommon and Buildings 3060
  Total A. 61.145
This Lot will be sold with the benefit of a Right-of-way over the roadway marked Q and R, leading therefrom through Lot 14, and over the roadway, Pt. 148 (Lot 15), to the Cambridge Road, and with the right to draw water from the well on Lot 14.
Lots 16 and 17 will be offered together, and if not disposed of, will be sold separately.
 

SUMMARY OF LOTS 16 & 17.

Lot. Description Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
Rental
   
£s.d.
16The Manor Farm, Little Chesterford 198.940
23700
17The Manor House, Little Chesterford2.172
2500
 Total A.201.112
£26200

 

Lot 16.

(Coloured Green on Plan.)

The Valuable Dairy and Mixed Holding,

adjoining the Village of Little Chesterford and the main road running from Saffron Walden to Cambridge, and One mile from the Railway Station (G.E.R.) of Great Chesterford. It is known as

" THE MANOR FARM "

and comprises

Two Sets of Buildings, a Pair of Cottages, Excellent Arable and Well-watered Meadow Land bounded by the River Cam.

The total area is about

198.940 acres,

and the Rental Value

Per £237 annum.

The New Set of Farm Buildings

stands in Enclosure No. 25, about a quarter-of-a-mile from the Residence, is conveniently planned, Weather Boarded on Brick Foundations with Corrugated
 
 

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Iron Roofs, and consists of: Four-bay Open Cart Shed, Four Loose Boxes, Four-bay Open Cattle Shed, Cow Shed for Thirty-two, with Glazed Earthenware Troughs and Tubular Iron Rail Divisions, Cooling House with Boiler and Pump, Mixing Shed, Chaff House, Five-bay Dutch Barn, Barn with Sliding Doors Seven-bay Open Cattle Shed, Eight-stall Stable, Chaff House and Three capital Yards.
In close proximity is

A Pair of Capital Brick and Slated Cottages,

each having Five Rooms and Pantry. Outside Wood House. Privy and Garden to each.
Also on the Western side of the Village and near the Manor House are the following Farm Buildings: Three-bay Open Cattle Shed, Two-stall Stable and Loose Box, and Granary with Loft over.

SUMMARY OF LOT 16.

Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
   
£s.d.
 
Mr. J. K. W. BurleighYearly Michaelmas180.329
21000
Apportioned.
Mr. E. J. PilgrimDitto18.611
1700
Ditto.
   
227100
 
In handSporting 
1000
Estimated.
 Total A.198.940
£23700
 

 

SCHEDULE.

No. on
Plan.
TennantDescription Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
Total Quantity.
Decimal Acreage.
  PARISH OF
LITTLE CHESTERFORD.
   
1 Mr. J. K, W. BurleighMeadow 2.141 
2 Ditto6.134 
5 Ditto3.221 
7 Ditto3.008 
8 Cottages, Gardens, etc.366 
9 Waste.208 
Pt. 11 River Cam1.478 
Pt.13&14 Meadow and Buildings4.697 
17 Meadow4.901 
25 Arable, Buildings, etc.22.148 
26 Arable20.554 
29 Ditto31.767 
64 Ditto35.477 
96 Ditto29.177 
96a River Cam.306 
97 Meadow10.859 
98 Ditto3.263 
  PARISH OF LITTLEBURY.    
    180.329
11 Meadow.624 
  PARISH OF
GREAT CHESTERFORD.
   
65 Mr. E. J. PilgrimArable  18.611
  Total A. 198.940

 
 

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Lot 17.

(Coloured Blue on Plan.)


" THE MANOR HOUSE "

9

LITTLE CHESTERFORD,

Occupying a delightful and secluded situation on the Western side of the Village.

The Genuine Old Manor Farm House,

believed to have been originally a Monastery, possesses the following interesting features :
Two fine old Gothic Stone Arches, one leading to Cellar and the other to the Dairy, the latter showing traces of having been a Chapel, and containing Chancel Steps, Niche for Chalice, and Stone Paved Floor, similar in design to that at All Saints' Church, Great Chesterford. Several of the Bedrooms have Vaulted Roofs, one has an old Stone Mantelpiece and Antique Moulded Cornice, and there is

A FINE STONE MULLIONED WINDOW,

with Leaded Lights.

The Accommodation

is as follows: Six Bedrooms, Attic Bedroom, Drawing Room, 16 ft. 8 ins. by 14 ft. 8ins., with Canopy Grate and Two Cupboards, Oak Panelled Dining Room, 20 ft. 6ins. by 15 ft., excluding bay, Kitchen, Oak-beamed Ceiling, Pantry, Store Room, Wash-house with Three Coppers and Sink, and Privy.
The Outbuildings consist of Trap House, Six-division Hen House, Fowl House, Store and Pigeon Loft, and there is a CAPITAL GARDEN.
The Lot covers an area of about

2.172 acres,

and is Let, together with other Lands, on a Yearly Michaelmas Tenancy to Mr. J. K. W. BURLEIGH, at an apportioned Rental Value of

Per £25 a.annum.


SCHEDULE.

No. on
Plan.
TennantDescription Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
  PARISH OF LITTLE CHESTERFORD.   
Pt. 11Mr. J. K. W. BurleighRiver Cam094
Pt.13
and 14
 House, Meadow, etc.2.078
  Total A.2.172

 
 

page 42

Lot 18.

(Coloured Yellow on Plan.)


The Desirable Corn and Sheep Holding,

adjoining the main road fro1n Saffron Walden to Cambridge, and One mile from the Village and Railway Station (G.E.R.) of Great Chesterford, and known as

" RECTORY FARM "

It embraces an area of about

209.223 acres,

is of the apportioned and estimated Rental Value of

Per £215 13s. 6d. annum,

and comprises

A Superior Farm House and Buildings, an Excellent Cottage, and Productive Arable and Meadow Lands.


The Double-fronted Farm Residence

is Brick built and Slated, stands in a nicely Timbered Garden, within a quarter-of-a-mile of Little Chesterford.

The House

commands excellent views and affords the following accommodation on Two Floors: Two Reception Rooms, each about 16 ft. 6 ins. by 15 ft,, excluding bay, Kitchen, Scullery with Sink (h. and c.), Wash-house with Copper, Oven and Sink, Pantry and Lean-to Dairy, Five Bedrooms, Fitted Bathroom with Lavatory Basin (h. and c.), and separate W.C. Detached Wood House. Privy.
WATER from Well by pump to cistern in roof.
LAWN, SHRUBBERIES AND FLOWER BEDS, AND KITCHEN GARDEN.

An Excellent Set of Farm Buildings,

nearly all Brick built and Slated, are arranged round Four Yards, and consist of: Trap House, Two-stall Stable, Three-bay Open Cattle Shed, Cart-horse Stable for Eight, ditto for Three, Two Chaff Houses, Barn, Three-bay Open Cattle Shed, Two Pigsties, Two Cow Sheds for Nine, Three Loose Boxes, and Seven-bay Open Cart Shed.
 
 

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A recently erected

Cottage or Lodge Entrance,

Brick built, Rough-cast and Tiled, and containing Two Rooms up, and Two Rooms, Wash-house with Copper and Sink down. Wood House and Privy.

GARDEN.


SUMMARY OF LOT 18.

Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
   
£s.d.
 
Mr. E. J. PilgrimYearly Michaelmas162.542
185136
Apportioned.
Mr. J. K. W. BurleighDitto46.486
3500
Ditto.
In handLodge and Garden.195
500
Estimated.
   
225136
 
DittoSporting 
2000
Estimated.
 Total A.209.223
£245136
 

 

SCHEDULE.

No. on
Plan.
TennantDescription Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
Total Quantity.
Decimal Acreage.
  PARISH OF
LITTLE CHESTERFORD.
   
30 Mr. E. J. PilgrimArable 16.181 
Pt. 31 Ditto89.943 
34 House, Buildings, etc.1.488 
35 Pasture5.007 
44 Arable12.890 
66a Ditto37.033 
    162.542
Pt. 31 In handLodge and Garden  .195
45 Mr. J. K. W. BurleighArable  46.486
  Total A. 209.223
This Lot will be sold subject to a Right-of-way being reserved to Lot 1 over the road leading therefrom to the Cambridge Road, to Rights-of-way and access for all purposes to the Cesspit and Drain from the Mansion, and to the right to stand guns on No. 45 of this Lot for Shooting purposes on payment of the Rent of £5 per annum.
 
 

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Lot 19.

(Coloured Blue on Plan.)


A Desirable Small Holding,

having a convenient situation in the Village of Little Chesterford, about 2 1/2 miles from the Market Town of Saffron Walden. It is known as

" KINGS FARM "

extends to an area of about

19.944 acres,

produces a Rental of

Per £44 annum,

and comprises

A XV IIth Century Farm House,

with a half-timbered front, and contains: Three Bedrooms, Lumber Room, Dining and Drawing Rooms, Kitchen with Range and Oak-beamed Ceiling, Store Room, Dairy, and Cellar in Basement. Privy.

EXCELLENT GARDEN AT THE SIDE.


The Farm Buildings

are placed at the rear and consist of Store Room, Barn, Two-stall Stable, Three-bay Open Cart Shed, Four Loose Boxes, and Five-bay Open Shed.

SUMMARY OF LOT 19.

Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
   
£s.d.
 
Mr. J. C. PorterYearly Michaelmas, expiring 191617.725
4100
 
Mr. E. J. PilgrimYearly Michaelmas2.219
300
Apportioned.
 Total A.19.944
£4400
 

 

LANDLORD'S OUTGOINGS.

Land Tax.......2s. Od.


SCHEDULE.

No. on
Plan.
TennantDescription Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
Total Quantity.
Decimal Acreage.
  PARISH OF
LITTLE CHESTERFORD.
   
20cMr. J. C. PorterHouse, Buildings, etc.425 
21 Meadow 2.103 
24 & 37 Arable 15.197 
     17.725
36Mr. E. J. PilgrimDitto 2.219
  Total A. 19.944

 
 

page 45

Lot 20.

(Coloured Brown on Plan.)


"THE BUSHEL AND STRIKE "
BEERHOUSE,

Situate in the main street of the Village of Little Chesterford and consisting of a substantial recently erected

Brick-built, Rough-cast and Tiled House,

containing: Tap Room, Devon Brick Fireplace, Beamed Ceiling and Glazed-brick Dado, Sitting Room, Kitchen, Wash-house, Copper, Cellar, Oil Store and Wood House, and Four Bedrooms.

GOOD GARDEN.

The Outbuildings

consist of Barn and Stable for One.

The Lot has an area of about

Half-an-acre,

and produces a Rental of

Per £45 annum.


SUMMARY OF LOT 20.

No. on
Plan
Tenant. TenancyDescription Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
Rental
     
£s.d.
20bHudson's Cambridge and
Pampisford Breweries, Ld.
7 Years' Lease, expiring
Lady Day, 1917
House, Buildings, etc..180
4500
38  Garden.304
   Total A..484
£4500

 

LANDLORD'S OUTGOINGS.

Land Tax.......£2 2s. 9d.


This Lot will be sold subject to a Right-of-way over the road at the rear as shown on the Sale Plan.
 
 

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Lot 21.

(Coloured Yellow on Plan.)

A DETACHED COTTAGE,

Situate on the Eastern side of the Village of Little Chesterford. It is Brick and Lath and Plaster built, with Tiled Roof, and contains: Four . Rooms, and Scullery fitted with Copper. `

WATER FROM WELL. LARGE GARDEN.

It is No. 20A on the Plan, the area is about

.367 acre,

And it is Let to Mr. C. SEAMAN on a Quarterly Tenancy at the Rental of

Per £6 5s. annum,

Landlord paying Rates.

Lot 22.

(Coloured Pink on Plan.)

THREE THREE-ROOMED
COTTAGES
,

Situate at the Eastern side of the Village of Little Chesterford, having at the rear Three Wood Sheds, Wash-house and Store Shed, and Two Privies.

GARDENS.


SUMMARY OF LOT 22.

No. on
Plan
Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
    
£s.d.
 
19aMrs. FlackYearly Michaelmas.184
400
Landlord pays
Rates.
Mrs. FrenchDitto.
3150
Mr. C. SeamanQuarterly
400
  Total A..184
£11150
 

 
 

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Lot 23.

(Coloured Brown on Plan.)

A DOUBLE-FRONTED COTTAGE RESIDENCE,

with Tiled Roof, having a pleasant and open outlook, and containing:
On the GROUND FLOOR-
Two Sitting Rooms, Tile-paved Kitchen, Range, Scullery, Copper and Sink (Water laid on), Pantry and W.C.
On the FIRST FLOOR-
Five Bedrooms.
Outside Privy and Wood or Coach House and Stable.
WATER from Well by Force Pump to Tank (about 250 gallons capacity) in House. Drainage to Cesspit.
The Lot has a Flower Garden in front and a large Kitchen and Fruit Garden at the back.
It is No. 19b on the Plan, and has an area of about

.284 acre,

In hand and of the estimated Rental Value of

Per £16 annum.



Lot 24.

(Coloured Blue on Plan.)

A CAPITAL GARDEN,

Situate opposite "The Bushel and Strike " Beerhouse, Little Chesterford, numbered 19c on Plan, containing an area of about

.360 acre,

and of the estimated Rental Value of

10s. a year.

lt is Let, Rent free, to Mr. F. Searle, and possession can be had without notice.
 
 

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Lot 25.

(Coloured Yellow on Plan.)

A Row of

FIVE THATCHED COTTAGES

with

GARDENS,

Situate in the main street of the Village of Little Chesterford. They contain from Two to Four Rooms each, and have useful Outbuildings at the rear.

WATER FROM WELL.


SUMMARY OF LOT 25.

No. on
Plan
Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
    
£s.d.
 
19dMr. E. J. PilgrimYearly Michaelmas.315
2126
Let with Rectory
Farm.
Mr. T. LeeQuarterly.
450
Apportioned
Mr. E. J. PilgrimYearly Michaelmas
400
Let with Rectory
Farm.
Apportioned.
Mr A. Seaman
(Two Cottages)
Quarterly
400
Landlord pays
Rates.
  Total A..315
£14176
 

 
 

Lot 26.

(Coloured Brown on Plan.)

A BLOCK OF FIVE EXCELLENT COTTAGES,

near the Reading Room, Little Chesterford, containing from Two to Five Rooms each, and having Outbuildings at the rear.

GARDENS. WATER FROM WELL.


SUMMARY OF LOT 26.

No. on
Plan
Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
    
£s.d.
 
19eMr. G. BrownQuarterly282
400
Landlord pays
Rates.
Miss TaylorDitto
400
Mr. F. BunnMonthly
400
Mr. T. HoweDitto
400
Mr. C. SavilleDitto
3150
  Total A.282
£19150
 

 
 

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Lot 27.

(Coloured Pink on Plan.)

THE VILLAGE READING ROOM,

LITTLE CHESTERFORD,

and

TWO COTTAGES

adjoining, Brick built and Slated, and in excellent repair.
The READING ROOM is about 36ft. by 16 ft., and has attached a Wash-house with Two-division Slate Sink and Copper.
Each COTTAGE contains Three Rooms up and One down, and has a Wash-house and Coal Shed.

LARGE GARDEN. WATER FROM WELL.


SUMMARY OF LOT 27.

No. on
Plan
Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
    
£s.d.
 
19fIn hand.(Reading Room) 390
800
Estimated,
Landlord Paying
Rates.
Mr. S. SalmonsQuarterly
6100
Mr. G. Rider Ditto
6100
  Total A..390
£2100
 

The Lot is subject to a Land Tax of 9s. 9d. a year.



Lot 28.

(Coloured Violet on Plan.)

A ROW OF THREE COTTAGES,

LITTLE CHESTERFORD.

Standing in a large Garden, well back from the road.
Two have Four Rooms and One Five Rooms. Two Wash-houses and Privies.

WATER FROM WELL.


SUMMARY OF LOT 28.

No. on
Plan
Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
    
£s.d.
 
20dMr. J. Reed.Quarterly 222
400
Landlord Pays
Rates.
Mr. E. SaundersDitto
400
Mrs.Freestone Ditto
400
  Total A..222
£1200
 



 
 

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Lot 29.

(Coloured Yellow on Plan.)

A Detached Cottage,

known as

JASMINE COTTAGE,

LITTLE CHESTERFORD,

containing Four Rooms and Pantry. Two Wood Sheds. Wash-house with Copper, and Privy in the rear.

GARDEN. WATER FROM WELL.

It is numbered 20E on the Plan, has an area of about

.120 acre,

and is Let to Mr. HENRY BURTON on a Quarterly Tenancy at the Rent of

Per £5 annum,

Landlord paying Rates.

Lot 30.

(Coloured Yellow on Plan.)

THREE WELL-BUILT BRICK AND
TILED COTTAGES,

Situate in the Hamlet of Little Walden, each containing Three Bedrooms, Living Room, Kitchen, Scullery and Pantry. Detached Building, consisting of Two Wash-houses and Two Coal Sheds. Three Privies.

GARDEN.


SUMMARY OF LOT 30.

No. on
Plan
Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
    
£s.d.
 
707Mr T.Read.Monthly686
4100
Landlord Pays
Rates.
 
In hand 
4100
Ditto.
Estimated.
Mr. W. Finch Monthly
4100
Landlord Pays
Rates.
  Total A..686
£13100
 

 

LANDLORD'S OUTGOINGS.

Land Tax (apportioned) 5s. Od.


 
 

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Lot 31.

(Coloured Brown on Plan.)

A

PAIR OF ATTRACTIVE COTTAGES,

recently erected, and situate in the centre of the Hamlet of Little Walden. They are Brick built, Stuccoed and Tiled, and each contains Two Rooms up and Two down. Detached Building, consisting of Two Wash-houses and Coppers. Two Privies.

GARDEN.


SUMMARY OF LOT 31.

No. on
Plan
Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
    
£s.d.
 
747aMr.H.Copping.Monthly152
300
Landlord Pays
Rates.
Mr. A. Saville.Ditto
4100
  Total A..152
£7100
 
 

Lot 32.

(Coloured Pink on Plan.)

A ROW OF THREE COTTAGES,

Brick and Lath and Plaster built, with Slated Roof, adjoining the preceding Lot, and each having Four Rooms. Detached are Two Wash-houses with Coppers, Three Privies and Shed.

GARDEN.


SUMMARY OF LOT 32.

No. on
Plan
Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
    
£s.d.
 
747bMr. G. Elwood.Two weeks228
360
Landlord Pays
Rates.
Mr.A. WrightMonthly
300
Mr. C. Wright Rent free
360
Estimated.
  Total A.228
£9120
 

 
 

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Lot 33.

(Coloured Violet on Plan.)

A

PAIR OF NEW AND ATTRACTIVE COTTAGES,

with a similar situation to the previous Lot. Brick built and Stuccoed, upper part half-timbered, and Tiled Roofs. Each contains Five Rooms and Pantry. At the rear are Two Wash-houses with Coppers, and Two Privies.

GARDEN.


SUMMARY OF LOT 33.

No. on
Plan
Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
    
£s.d.
 
747cMr. W. Mascall.Monthly.185
4100
Landlord Pays
Rates.
Mr. E. Saville.Ditto
4100
  Total A..185
£900
 
 

Lot 34.

(Coloured Yellow on Plan.)

A CAPITAL COTTAGE,

adjoining the previous Lot, containing Four Rooms, and having detached Shed with Copper and Privy.

LARGE GARDEN.

It is numbered 747D, stands on about

.180 acre,

and is Let to Mr. W. CHAPMAN on a Monthly Tenancy at

Per £4 10s. annum.

Landlord paying Rates.

LANDLORD'S OUTGOINGS.

Land Tax (apportioned). 2s. 3d.


 
 

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Lot 35.

(Coloured Pink on Plan.)

A Detached Double-fronted House,

known as

" POPLAR HALL,"

On the East side of the Hamlet of Little Walden. It is Brick built and Slated, converted into Two Cottages, each of which contains Three Bedrooms, Living Room, Kitchen and Pantry. Privy and detached Wash-house.
Nice front Garden and large Garden at the side.

SUMMARY OF LOT 35.

No. on
Plan
Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
    
£s.d.
 
721Mr. J. Francis.Yearly Michaelmas.820
4100
Landlord Pays
Rates.
Mr. J. Clarke.Ditto
4100
  Total A..820
£900
 

 

LANDLORDS OUTGOINGS.

 
£s.d.
Tithe Rent. Charge (apportioned)-Value 1916  
Vicarial, 8d.
  
Land Tax (apportioned)
 48
 
 5

 
 

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Lot 36.

(Coloured Green on Plan.)

A PAIR OF COTTAGES,

adjoining the road to Hadstock, in the Hamlet of Little Walden, one having Five and the other Six Rooms and Wash-l1ouse with Copper. At tl1e back is a Wash-house with Copper, Two Sheds and Two Privies.

GARDEN.

And on the roadside is

A Blacksmith's Shop,

extending in all to about

.404 acre,

and of the Rental Value of

Per £7 12s. annum.


SUMMARY OF LOT 36.

No. on
Plan
Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
    
£s.d.
 
722Mr. E. Chapman.Monthly.404
300
Landlord Pays
Rates.
Mr. W. Francis.Yearly Michaelmas
2120
In hand.Smithy
200
Estimated.
  Total A..404
£7120
 

 

LANDLORD'S OUTGOINGS.

Land Tax (apportioned) 2s. 10d.


 
 

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Lot 37.

(Coloured Yellow on Plan.)

A

DETACHED BRICK AND SLATE
COTTAGE,

Situate at Chapelend, Little Walden, and containing on one Floor, Porch and Four Rooms, Detached Brick and Slated Wash-house with Copper, and E.C.

GARDEN.

Numbered 850 on Plan, it extends to about

.377 acre,

and is Let to Mr. F. FRANCIS on a Yearly Michaelmas Tenancy at the Rent of

Per .£4 7s. 6d. annum,

Landlord paying Rates.

LANDLORD'S OUTGOINGS.

Land Tax (apportioned) 2s. 2d.

 

Lot 38.

(Coloured Brown on Plan.)

A SUBSTANTIAL PAIR OF
COTTAGES,

Flint and Brick built and Slated, and each containing Five Rooms. There is also a Scullery with Copper, Wood Shed and Privy.

GARDEN.

They are situate about midway between Hadstock and Little Walden.

SUMMARY OF LOT 38.

No. on
Plan
Tenant. Tenancy Quantity.
Decimal
Acreage.
RentalRemarks
    
£s.d.
 
907C. A. S. Collier, Esq.Yearly Michaelmas.428
500
 
Mr. T. A. Greenslade.
500
  Total A..428
£1000
 
This Lot will be sold with the benefit of the right of the owner and occupiers to draw water from the well in the Garden at the Lodge Entrance (Lot 3).
 
 

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Conditions of Sale.

1. The property is sold subject to the notes and stipulations to be found in the Particulars and also to the following Conditions of Sale and also to the Conditions known as the National Conditions of Sale which shall be deemed to be incorporated herein but so that in the case of any inconsistency between the National Conditions of Sale and these Conditions the latter shall prevail.
 
2. The title to the various Lots shall commence as follows :-
 
(i.) As to Lot 13 part of Lot 14 and part of Lot 15 with a general devise contained in the Will of a Testator who died in the year 1900 and whose seisin or ownership shall be assumed without evidence by the Purchaser.
 
(ii.) As to part of Lot 8 and part of Lot 9 with an Indenture of Conveyance dated the 1st day of September 1910 and made between the Master and Fellows of Gonville and Caius College in the University of Cambridge of the one part and the Right Honourable James Lyle Baron Inchcape (then Sir James Lyle Mackay and herein-after called Lord Inchcape) of the other part.
 
(iii.) As to part of Lot 19 with an Indenture of Conveyance and Bargain and Sale (as to part then of Copyhold tenure) dated the 29th day of September 1897 and made between Thomas Reeve of the one part and Thomas Burleigh of the other part. (iv.) As to part of Lot 8 with a Deed of Exchange dated the 30th day of December 1909 and made between the Master and Fellows of Gonville and Caius College aforesaid of the one part and Lord Inchcape of the other part.
 
(v.) As to part of Lot 4 part of Lot 5 part of Lot 6 part of Lot 12 and Lots 30 and 36 with an Indenture of Conveyance dated the 19th day of October 1874 and made between Charles Robinson and Randolph Robinson of the first part Randolph Robinson Amyall Edmund Ray and George Fleming of the second part Frances Ray of the third part and Edmund Birch Gibson of the fourth part.
 
(vi.) As to part of Lot 7 part of Lot 11 and part of Lot 12 with an Indenture of Conveyance and Covenant to Surrender (as to part then of Copyhold tenure) dated the 9th day of May 1863 and made between Henry Balls of the first part Charles Smoothy Joseph Smoothy and William Smoothy of the second part Stephen Smoothy and Mary his wife of the third part and Edmund Birch Gibson of the fourth part.
 
(vii.) As to part of Lot 4 part of Lot 7 and Lots 33 34 and 35 with an Indenture of Conveyance and Covenant to Surrender (as to small part then of Copyhold tenure) dated the 25th day of November 1865 and made between Robert Dennis Wright and Benjamin Thompson Pyne of the one part and Edmund Birch Gibson of the other part.
 
(viii.) As to part of Lot 7 and Lot 37 with an Indenture of Conveyance dated the 20th day of June 1867 and made between Lewis Fry and Elizabeth Pease his wife of the one part and Edmund Birch Gibson of the other part.
 
(ix.) As to part of Lot 4 and part of Lot 7 with a Deed of Exchange dated the 21st day of December 1869 and made between the Master and Fellows of Gonville and Caius College aforesaid of the one part and Edmund Birch Gibson of the other part.
 
(x.) As to part of Lot 12 with an Indenture of Conveyance dated the 3rd day of September 1874 and made between Henry Morgan Vane of the first part the Charitable Trustees therein named of the second part and Edmund Birch Gibson of the third part.
 
(xi.) As to part of Lot 4 with an Indenture dated the 16th day of November 1874 and made between Amyall Edmund Ray of the first part Frances Ray of the second part and Edmund Birch Gibson of the third part.
 
 

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(xii.) As to Lots 31 and 32 with an Indenture of Conveyance dated the 11th day of October 1875 and made between Peter Portway Henry Hart and Samuel Beard of the first part George Stacey Gibson of the second part and Edmund Birch Gibson of the third part.
 
  - (xiii.) As to part of Lot 2 part of Lot 4 and part of Lot 7 with an Indenture of Conveyance dated the 14th day of April 1877 and made between Albert Thomas Buck Smoothy of the one part and Edmund Birch Gibson of the other part.
 
  (xiv.) As to part of Lot 4 and part of Lot 6 with an Indenture of Conveyance dated the 4th day of June 1878 and made between Alfred Hudson Shadwell of the first part the said Alfred Hudson Shadwell and Joseph Quick of the second part and Edmund Birch Gibson of the third part.
 
  (xv.) As to part of Lot 4 (a Blacksmith's Shop by the side of the Hadstock Road) with an Indenture of Conveyance dated the 4th day of November 1886 and made between Thomas Green of the one part and Edmund Birch Gibson of the other part.
 
  (xvi.) As to part of Lot 11 and part of Lot 12 with an Indenture of Conveyance dated the 25th day of March 1885 and made between Thomas Mott the Reverend Henry Samuel Mott and Francis Moore of the first part George Guyton of the second part and Edmund Birch Gibson of the third part.
 
  (xvii.) As to part of Lot 16 Lot 17 and part of Lot 18 with an Indenture of Re-settlement dated the 30th day of January 1862 and made between the Most Honourable Frederick second Marquis of Bristol of the first part the Right Honourable Frederick William John Hervey M.P. commonly called Earl Jermyn of the second part the Most Noble Charles Cecil John Duke of Rutland and the Right Honourable John Paynz Earl Spencer of the third part and The Right Honourable John George Weed Lord Forester Baron Forester and the Right Honourable Edward Montagu Granville Lord Wharncliffe Baron Wharncliffe of the fourth part.
 
  (xviii.) As to Lot 24 (then copyhold) with the admittance of Charles Frederick Searle and Ernest Egg dated the 6th day of July 1915.
 
  (xix.) As to Lot 1 part of Lot 2 part of Lot 4 part of Lot 14 part of Lot 16 part of Lot 18 part of Lot 19 and Lots 21 22 23 25 26 27 and 28 and part of Lot 29 with an Indenture of Conveyance and Covenant to Surrender (as to a small part then of Copyhold tenure) dated the 16th day of October 1905 and made between Elise Platt of the first part James Edward Platt of the second part and Lord Inchcape of the third part.
 
  (xx.) As to part Lot 14 and part Lot 15 with an Indenture of Conveyance and Covenant to Surrender (as to a small part which was then and of which about 2 acres is believed to be still of Copyhold tenure) dated the 14th day of October 1905 and made between Henry King of the first part Frank Edwards of the second part James Edward Platt of the third part and Lord Inchcape of the fourth part.
 
  (xxi.) As to part of Lot 2 and part of Lot 3 with an Indenture of Conveyance and Covenant to Surrender dated the 18th day of October 1905 and made between Edwin Frend the Reverend Henry Savill Young and Clement William Joseph Unthank of the first part Elizabeth Salisbury Brewis George Robert Brewis and the said Clement William Joseph Unthank of the second part George Robert Brewis of the third part and Lord Inchcape of the fourth part.
 
  (xxii.) As to part of Lot 13 and part of Lot 14 with an Indenture of Bargain and Sale dated the 22nd day of November 1905 and made between Douglas Thomas Franklin and William Adams of the first part James Edward Pratt of the second part and Lord Inchcape of the third part.
 
  (xxiii.) As to Lot 20 (which was formerly of Copyhold tenure) (a) as to part with the admission of Mary Chapman dated the 4th day of December 1884 (b) as to part with the Will of a Testator who died in 1880 containing a specific devise of such property and (c) as to part with the admission of Albert Chapman dated the 12th day of February 1901 and
 
 

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(xxiv.) As to part of Lot 9 and Lots 10 and 38 with the Will of a Testator who died in 1883 containing a specific devise of such property by the general description of " his farm called Monks Hall at Walden and Ashdon then or late in the occupation of Jonas Tree " which the Purchaser shall assume to have passed the whole of such Lot without proof of the said testator's seisin or ownership.
 
  3. As to (a) a piece of Spinney in Great Chesterford containing .848 acres and numbered 154 on the Sale Plan (part of Lot 14)
(b) a piece of Land in Great Chesterford containing .200 acres being Pt. 230 on the said Plan with the buildings and yards thereon (part of Lot 15)
(c) the Land containing 1.290 acres and numbered Pt. 179 on the said Plan (part of Lot 13)
(d) the Lane containing 3.336 acres and numbered Pt. 146 on the said Plan (part of Lot 2)
(e) the Lane containing .664 acres and numbered Pt. 148 on the said Plan (part of Lot 14)
(f) the Lane containing 2.410 acres and numbered Pt. 231 on the said Plan (part of Lot 3)
(g) Small parts of .913 acres of Water Lane numbered 843 on the said Plan and 2.777 acres of Water Lane numbered 822 on the said Plan (parts of Lot 4) (h) a small wooded part of the Lands near Ravenstock Green numbered Pt. 878 on the said Plan (part of Lot 8) (5) part of the Road numbered 9 on the said Plan (part of Lot 16) (j) part of Lot 29 and (k) Great Chesterford Common being Pt. 230 on the said Plan (part of Lot 3) the Purchaser shall take such title as the Vendor may have. The Vendor believes that there are now no rights in the above-mentioned Common which he has not bought up and divers deeds containing assurances to the Vendor of rights in such Common shall be handed over on completion to the Purchaser of Lot 3 who shall also be entitled to an acknowledgment (to be prepared and executed at his expense) of the right to the production and delivery of copies of any deed retained by the Vendor which contains any assurance of rights in such Common.
 
  4. By an appointment of a new trustee made in 1908 the appointors appointed one of themselves as trustee. The appointment was made under a power to appoint " any one or more person or persons " and it shall be assumed by the Purchaser of any of Lots 16 17 and 18 without requisition or objection that the appointment was properly made.
 
  5. The Vendor shall not be required to show the boundaries extent nature or constituents of the said manor of Little Chesterford which is included in Lot 1 or to furnish any other evidence or information in relation thereto than may appear from the manorial books and documents in the Vendor's possession and no objection shall be taken on account of any such books or documents being defective or wanting.
 
  6. Lots 11 and 12 are sold subject to an annual rent charge of 16s. payable to Lord Braybrooke as Lord of the Manor of Chipping Walden the said rent charge is believed to be charged on Nos. 726 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 and 692 on the said plan but no evidence shall be required of this or of the origin of the rent charge. It shall be apportioned equally between the two Lots and no legal apportionment shall be required.
 
  7. Lot 36 and Parts of Lots 4 5 6 and 7 (which premises are believed to be Pt. 842 Pt. 750 Pt. 890 Pt. 840 Pt. 841 Pt. 750 Pt. 819 Pt. 818 Pt. 751 Pt. 752 Pt. 709 Pt. 712 V Pt. 711 Pt. 706 Pt. 717 Pt. 716 720 719 722 Pt. 723 Pt. 745 Pt. 698 695 Pt. 701 700 and Pt. 677 on the said plan) were formerly copyhold and were enfranchised and are sold and will be conveyed subject to all rights reserved by Section 48 of the Copyhold Act 1852.
 
  8. No objection or requisition shall be made on the ground of any covenant acknowledgment or undertaking for the production or safe custody of the muniments of title being defective or insufficient or on the ground of the absence of any such covenant acknowledgment or undertaking.
 
  9. The Purchaser shall assume without enquiry or requisition that all death duties which became payable on the death of any person who died more than six years before the date hereof have been paid.
 
  10. The Purchaser shall in every case be satisfied with and accept as sufficient the statement in the Particulars as to the amount of any Land Tax Tithe Rent Charge Quit Rent or apportioned part thereof or other outgoing to which the property or Lot or part of Lot is now subject or is for the purpose of the present sale to be taken as subject and shall not make any objection on the ground of any Land Tax Tithe Rent Charge or other outgoing not being new or not having been on a former occasion legally apportioned or require the same to be apportioned or
 
 

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any indemnity against any part thereof which ought to be borne by other property. As to any property- or Lot which is sold free from Land Tax or Tithe Rent Charge the Purchaser shall be satisfied with such evidence of its being so free as the Vendors may be able to adduce and shall not make any objection on account of the Tithe Rent Charge on any Lot sold as tithe free being unmerged. The respective Purchasers shall also be satisfied with the arrangements made by the Particulars for the apportionment of the rents payable by the tenants in the case of properties held by one tenant being separated into one or more Lots or parts of Lots and shall not require the consent of the tenants to such apportionment or require any legal apportionment of the said rents or make any requisition in respect thereof.
 
  11. No Purchaser shall require any evidence as to any statement contained in the Particulars as to the nature of the shooting the bag for past seasons or otherwise as to the character or value of the sporting rights included in the Sale.
 
  12. The shooting and sporting rights and all rights reasonably incidental thereto up to and including the lst day of February 1917 are reserved to the Vendor and the property is sold and will be conveyed subject to such reservation.
 
  13. Part of Lot 15 comprising about two acres is believed to be copyhold and is sold as such but the Vendor shall not be required to distinguish it from the freehold part of such Lot.
 
  14. Every Purchaser shall be satisfied with such roads and rights-of-way (if any) over land not comprised in the Sale as at present exist without requiring any evidence of the grant or right of user thereof.
 
  15. Any outstanding legal estate shall be got in at the expense of the Purchaser requiring the same to be got in.
 
  16. No Purchaser shall be entitled to any right of light or air which shall restrict or interfere with the free use of any adjoining or neighbouring Lot for building or other purposes and the conveyances shall if the Vendor so requires expressly exclude the grant of such right.
 
  17. The date for completion shall be as follows :-
 
  (1) As to any Lot the whole of which shall be in hand on or before the 30th day of November 1916 that day.
 
  (2) As to any other Lot the 25th day of March 1917.
 
  18. The expression the office of the Vendor's Solicitor in the National Conditions of Sale shall mean the office at 5 Petty Cury Cambridge of Ellison & Co. Solicitors.
 
 

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Memorandum of Agreement.


An Agreement made the ..............day of ......................191....
Between.......................................................................................
.............................................................................................. the Vendor of the one part, and ..............................................................
of ...........................................................................................
the Purchaser of the other part whereby the Vendor and Purchaser agree that
the Purchaser has purchased the property described as Lot .............................in the
within Particulars at the price of ....................................................pounds
........................................................... shillings and has paid the sum of
........................................................ pounds....................shillings
as a deposit thereon and the Vendor and Purchaser mutually agree to complete
the sale and purchase in accordance with the same conditions.
Purchase Money £
Deposit £
Balance £
As Agents for the Vendor we hereby confirm this Sale and acknowledge the
receipt of the above deposit.
Abstract of Title to be sent to