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Sale 1836 - Rushden Hall Estate

Particulars of a most
Desirable Estate
Tithe Free,
situate at Rushden
in the County of Northampton
Comprising
That Fine Old Gothic Mansion
Rushden Hall

Together With
157 Acres of Excellent
Pasture and Arable Land

Adjoining, With
Farmhouse and Buildings, Cottage Residence,
Several Houses and Cottages,

And Together also with Upwards of
280 Acres of Very Superior Land,
Most Advantageously Situated.

To be Sold by Auction

By Mr. PULLEY,

At the Hind Hotel, Wellingborough,
In The County of Northampton,
On Friday the 20th day of May 1836.
At Three O’clock in the Afternoon
In Twenty-Six Lots.


Lot
  Details
A
R
P
I
The Rushden Hall Estate Comprising that Fine Old Gothic Mansion called Rushden Hall, with the Yards, Gardens and Appurtenances thereto belonging, and several Closes of excellent Pasture and Arable Land adjoining, containing 157 acres or thereabouts together with the Farm House and Homestead, and all necessary Farm Buildings, and a Cottage, in several occupations of John Fletcher Esq., Thomas Leigh, Mrs. Mee, Thomas Hopkins, Rice Robinson, John Bates and Thomas Knight, sen.
 
 
 
II
A Messuage or Tenement Orchard and Premises, in the occupation of Thomas Gillings, Butcher, at the annual rent of £14.

Also a Cottage adjoining, in the occupation of Thomas Burgess, at the annual rent of £3.

 
 
 
III
A Messuage or Tenement With the Garden and Premises, between Lots 2 and 4, in the occupation of Samuel Tyrrell, at the annual rent of £8.
 
 
 
IV
The Swan Public House And Premises adjoining Lot 3, in the occupation of John Corby, at the annual rent of £21.
 
 
 
V
A Messuage or Tenement Grocer’s Shop and Premises, in the occupation of Josiah Parker, at the annual rent of £15.
 
 
 
VI
A Messuage or Tenement Orchard and Premises, in the occupation of John Colson, at the annual rent of £6.
 
 
 
VII
A Messuage or Tenement Carpenter's Shop, Garden, and Premises, between Lots 6 and 8, in the occupation of Mary Clark. at the annual real of £6.
 
 
 
VIII
Two Messuages or Tenements With the Barn and Orchard thereto belonging, containing one acre, adjoining Lot 7, in the several occupations of Joseph Curtis and Thomas Leigh, at annual rents amounting together to £14.
 
 
 
IX
Four Cottages And Premises, in Duck Street, in the several occupations of Thomas Stevens, Thomas Sykes, Benjamm Partridge, and John Dickins, at annual rents amounting together to £17.
 
 
 
X
The Upper Staunch Meadow
The Lower Staunch Meadow
(Pasture)
(Pasture) adjoining and bordered by the river Nen

This Lot adjoins the Turnpike Road leading from Higham Ferrers to Wellingborough, and is in the occupation of Mrs. Mee, at the annual rent of £65

11
9
20
3
0
3
3
2
3
XI
Skew Bridge Close (Pasture)
Adjoining the Turnpike Road leading from Higham Ferrers to Wellingborough, in the occupation of Miss Lawrence, at the annual rent of £14
4
2
0
XII
Fox Hills Close (Pasture)
Adjoining theTurnpike Road leading from Higham to Wellingbororough, in the occupation of Mr. Adcock, at the annual rent of £40
15
3
39
XIII
Langbooth Close (Arable)
Adjoining Lot 12, 14 and 15 in the occupation of Mrs. Mee, at the annual rent of £ Ozier Bed adjoining, in the occupation of William Shaw, at the annual rent of £6

Spinney also adjoining in hand, containing together

This lot adjoins the Turnpike Road leading from Higham Ferrers to Wellingborough

23



0



35



XIV
A Plot of Freehold Land Immediately adjoining the northern corner of Langbooth Close, in the last Lot, as now staked out therefrom, and in the occupation of Mrs. Mee

This lot adjoins the Turnpike Road leading from Higham Ferrers to Wellingborough and also the Hayway Road between Rushden and Higham Ferrers

6



0



26



XV
Cleve's Close
Long Meadow
(Pasture)
(Pasture)
In the occupation of Mrs. Mee
Spinney, adjoining in hand

This Lot adjoins Lots 12, 13, 16 and 17, and the Hayway Road between Rushden and Higham Ferrers

14
19

0
34


2
1

1
1


20
23

5
8


XVI
Rangland’s Close (Pasture)
With convenient Bullock Hovel, in the occupation of James Sargeant and others, at annual rents amounting together to £60
Spinney adjoining in hand

This Lot lies between Lots 15 und 17, and adjoins the Turnpike Road leading from Higham Ferrers to Bedford.

24
0
24



0
1
1



19
20
39



XVII
Farm-House, Stables, Barn, Dovehouse, Out-buildings, Yards, &c., with Home Close, (Pasture) in the several occupations of Joseph Pack and William Pack
11
0
1
Hovel Close
Middle Close
(Pasture)
(Arable)
In the occupations of The Rev. John Whittemore and Daniel Dickins
10
10

1
1

6
9

Bottom Close (Arable)
In the occupation of George Tailby
10

1

0

  This Lot adjoins Lots 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, and 21, and the Turnpike Road leading from Higham Ferrers to Bedford
41
3
16
XVIII
Corner Close (Pasture)
In the occupation of Samuel Summerly

This Lot adjoins Lots 17 and 19, and the Roads from Rushden to Wellingborough, and from Irchester to Higham Ferrers

5


2


8


XIX
Eleven-Acre close (Pasture),
(Adjoining Lots 17 and 18) in the occupation of Thomas Packwood
10
2
35
Bean Croft Close (Arable and Pasture),
17
1
19
  This Lot adjoins the Road from Rushden to Wellingborough.
28
0
14
XX
Blowsick Close (Pasture)
Freehold, (adjoining; Lots 17 and 21), in the occupation of George Day, at the annual rent of £24.
7

0

0

XXI
Upper Blowsick Close (Arable),
Adjoining Lots 17 and 20 in the occupation of Thomas Stevens
7
2
3
XXII
An Allotment In Little Round Field, (arable and pasture), in the occupation of Thomas Packwood of Thomas Packwood 57 3 21

This Lot adjoins the Road from Rushden to Newton Bromshold

57

3

21

XXIII
A Freehold Close of Pasture In the occupation of Thomas Stevens
0
3
0
XXIV
A Very Desirable Cottage Residence, with an excellent Garden and all convenient Out-buildings, in the occupation of C. K. Tunuard. Esq., at the annual rent of £22.      
Also Two Cottages With the Gardens and Premises thereto belonging, in the several occupations of Samuel Rice and John Smith, at annual rents amounting to £9.      
And also a Garden Well planted, containing about two acres, in the occupation of Mr. William Presland, at the annual rent of £15 5s.
 
 
 
XXV
Three Cottages In the several occupations of Joseph Corby, Amos Roe, and Edmund Ray, at annual rents amounting to £      
Also an Orchard Well planted, in the occupation of Thomas Knight, Jun., at the annual rent of £4 : 10s.      
XXVI
A Garden and Orchard In Duck Street, in the occupation of William Clark, at the annual rent of £7 : 10s.      
Also several Cottages In Duck Street, in the several occupations of Daniel Dickins, George Claridge, and William Lads, at annual rents amounting together to £10 : 16s.      
The greater part of Lot 1, and the whole of Lots 14, 20, and 23 are Freehold, The greater part of Lot 1, and the whole of Lots 14, 20, and 23 are Freehold, the rest being Copyhold, held of the Manor of Rushden with the Members in the County of Northampton, but being in fine certain, are equal in value to Freehold.

The Land Tax and Quit Rents to which the Estates are liable will be duly apportioned.

N.B. The Vendor will allow part of the purchase money to remain on Mortgage if desired, by the respective Purchasers.

NOTE: The outer of this deed and the conditions of sale have been altered:-

Lot 10 and Beancroft Close containing 17 1 19, part of Lot 19

It is hereby declared and agreed by and between Thomas Williams of Dorchester in the County of Dorset Esquire the vendor of the Estate described and confirmed in the within mentioned particulars and Charles Hill of Wellingborough in the County of Northampton Esquire that the said Charles Hill has become the purchaser of Lot 10 and Beancroft Close containing 17a 1r 19p part of Lot 19 at the sum of Two Thousand and fifty pounds (including Timber) and that the within mentioned particulars and Conditions of Sale shall be taken as the terms of Agreement for the said sale and purchase respectively and be observed and fulfilled by the said Thomas Williams and the said Charles Hill respectively in all things. And it is also agreed that the right of road now used by the Tenants of the Land hereby agreed to be sold over the eleven acre Close remaining part of Lot 19 sold to Mr. Burnham is to be done away with and discontinued, and the Gateway leading out of the said Eleven acres Close into the said Beancroft Close is to be quicked up by and at the costs and charges of the said Charles Hill. As Witness the hands of the said Thomas Williams and Charles Hill the Fifth day of April in the year of our Lord One Thousand eight hundred and thirty eight.
Thomas Williams
Signed in the presence of Geo Burnham
Charles Hill

see also notes by J E Smith

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NRO Ref: YZ 9533
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