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The Melton & Barnburgh Estates Land Sale of 1927

These are transcriptions from a land agent’s sales ledger for 1927 that lists a number of properties and land being put up for sale by the Melton & Barnburgh Estates. The people listed here are the purchasers, together with the lots that were sold to them:






Rent P.A.



Dairy Farm

Mr. J. Stables


£77  5  6



Pair of Cottages

Mr. J. Stables and


£6  10  0




Mr. W. Twidale





Modern Cottage

Mr. J. Stables


£19  10  0



Accommodation Land

Mr. J. Stables


£3  15  0



Accommodation or Building Land



£3  0  0


The following transcriptions are taken from the sale catalogue itself and describe the properties being sold.


Sold     1100

Lot 3

Dairy Holding in Harlington.         58a 1r 31p

The House.

Built of stone with slated roof contains: four bedrooms, kitchen, living room, sitting room, pantry & cellar, usual out offices.

Water & light laid on.

The Buildings.

Same built comprising: cow house for 11, stable for two with chamber over. Three loose boxes, one with granary over, cart shed, implement shed, four bay dutch barn.



Sold     125

Lot 3a

A Pair of Cottages – Harlington

Each contains: living room, kitchen, pantry, two bedrooms, separate coal house + joint E.C.



Sold     405

Lot 12

A Modern Brick-Built Cottage.

Very nicely situated in Harlington village. Standing well back from the road + having an excellent garden and orchard.

The House.

Contains: Three Bed, L.R., K., Back K. Coal Place in which there is a pot E.C. There are some useful outbuildings. Electric light + water is laid on.



Sold     75

Lot 17

A valuable enclosure of accommodation arable land extending to an area of about 2a 1r 35p.


Sold     100

Lot 18

Accommodation or building land having a frontage to Hollow Gate Lane and covering an area of about 1a 3r 5p.

This sales ledger and catalogue are privately owned by a Barnburgh resident, whose name we do not know. We were privileged to view them at a local history event held at Barnburgh Church Hall in October 2001.

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Last modified: December 12, 2006