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Home Farm
Rushden Hall Estate
Home Farm
The Home Farm

View to Wellingborough Road
View from the farm to Wellingborough Road c1915
The Adult School and the Almshouses can be seen but only fields where St Mary's, St Margaret's, and Park Avenues are.
Plan showing the extensive layout of buildings that formed the Home Farm

Rushden Echo 30th September 1921, transcribed by Susan Manton

Home Farm Rushden
Valuable Household Furniture
Oil Paintings and Effects

To be sold by Auction by John S. Mason.

On Thursday October 6th 1921, by order of Mr. Percy Lovell, who is leaving the district, including:-

Inlaid mahogany china cabinet, inlaid mahogany sideboard, settee and 2 divan chairs in green velvet, walnut frame divan chair stuffed with horsehair with loose cover, settee stuffed horsehair in silk damask, walnut music cabinet, couch in tapestry, 4 mahogany frame chairs, plated wine cooler, plated rose bowl, 5 hand painted vases, set of 3 oil paintings, set of 3 ditto, 3 ditto in gilt frames, 3 prints in gilt frames, 3 ditto in oak frames, cabinet sewing machine, brass rail curb, set fire brasses and dogs, 4 brass candlesticks, walnut frame work table, clock in walnut case, rocking chair, oak chair with cane seat, brass curb, inlaid workbox, overmantel, bedstead and spring mattress, chest of 5 drawers stained as mahogany, chamber service, cornice pole, electric battery and 6 cells, quantity of books, deal table, 2 Windsor chairs, zinc bath, pancheon, pails and miscellaneous effects.

Sale to commence 12.30 prompt.


Colin Bryant Collection - Courtesy of Rushden Museum
c1950s - In 1883 four Almshouses were built to commemorate Frederick Maitland Sartoris, and two farm workers houses before extensions were done in the 1970s.


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