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From "Herald" dated March 10th 1838
Sale 1838 - Rushden Hall Estate

Sale at Rushden Hall March 15 - 16

Under an assignment for benefit of creditors.
Sold by Mr.Cleaver on Premises of John Fletcher Esq.,
at 'Rushden Hall' on
Thursday and Friday 15th and 16th of March 1838.

All the household furniture, Beds, Beddings, Paintings, Prints, Grand Six octave Pianoforte, Glass, China, Mahogany Dining Table, 3 Mahogany Sideboards, Mahogany cellaret, dumb waiters, 2 bidets, chairs, a reclining stuffed chair, invalid’s chair, and Brussels carpet 14 feet square and 13 feet square, parlour and bedroom carpets, hearthrugs, several portraits, paintings in ancient carved frames, stuffed birds, barometer, 8 day clock, 8 day timepiece, Mahogany and painted wardrobes, oak bureau and bookcase, chest of drawers, handsome swing-glass, chintz and window curtains. 37 volumes of racing calendars from 1784. Other old books, brass and steel fenders, fire irons, shower bath, cut glass, china tea service, dessert dishes, sandwich service, ivory halted knives and forks, dinner tray, milk pails, two meat safes, two salting leads, 2 barrel churns, copper, brass, and tin vessels, dinner service.

Also a useful milch cow, 4 wheeled pony chaise, harness, saddle and bridle, side-saddle.

The hall will be open for viewing furniture on Tuesday 13th instant, and printed catalogues of Auction at Mr. Whitten’s Printing Office, Wellingborough, “The Green Dragon”, Higham, “Waggon and Horses”, Rushden, and “Coach and Horses”, Rushden.

Advertisement from the Northampton Mercury

Rushden Hall

to be Sold

Second Sale April 1838

To be sold by Private Contract

The Fine Old Gothic Mansion "Rushden Hall"

with gardens and appurtenances.

Several Closes of excellent pasture and Arable Land, adjoining together 157 acres. Farm-House and Buildings, The "Swan" Public House, several other cottages, greater part freehold, copyhold fine certain.

An allotment of land, 58 acres, adjoining road from Rushden to Newton.

“Mansion House” Estate may be purchased with or without, the residue of the property.

Rushden is a good sporting part of the county.

Immediate possession may be had of Mansion House.

To view Estate apply to Daniel Dickens at Rushden.

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