National Farmland Auction Monitor

18 April 1997




National Farmland Auction Monitor

CHESHIRE (183.50 acres).

Land at New Hall Farm, Kinnerton, Nr Chester. Mainly pasture and arable land with milk quota 887,647 litres. £1.22m (£6649/acre). (Denton Clark & Co)

CORNWALL (89.18 acres).

Land at Boswiddle Farm, Ladock, Nr Truro. Lot 1: Farm buildings, 36.24 acres including 19.50 acres eligible for arable area aid and woodland 3 acres. £78,000 (£2152/acre). Lot 2: 31.55 acres. £68,000 (£2155/acre). Lot 3: 21.39 acres including 13.92 acres eligible for arable area aid and woodland 7.50 acres. £32,000 (£1496/acre). (Lodge & Thomas)

CUMBRIA (19.45 acres).

Land at Eaglesfield, Nr Cockermouth. Accommodation land within a ring fence and a natural water supply. £43,000 (£2210/acre). (Mitchells)

CUMBRIA (295 acres).

Batt House, Crosby-on-Eden, Nr Carlisle. Mixed farm. Farmhouse (5-bed), modern and traditional farm buildings, arable land 180 acres and woodland 34 acres. £980,000 (£3322/acre). (Harrison & Hetherington)

DEVON (40.50 acres).

Collective property auction. Lot 1: Land at Dunkeswell, Nr Honiton. Grade 3 pasture within an AONB. £50,000 (£2260/acre). Lot 2: Land at Fenny Bridges, Nr Ottery St Mary. Grade 2 arable land. £56,000 (£3046/acre). (Stags)

KENT (17 acres).

Land at Stone Green Farm, Mersham, Nr Ashford. Pasture with double road frontage. £55,000 (£3235/acre). (Hobbs Parker)

LANCASHIRE (146.72 acres).

Meadup House Farm, Middleton, Nr Morecambe. Lowland farm. Lot 1: Farmhouse in need of renovation, farm buildings and 101.48 acres. £360,000 (£3548/acre). Lot 2: Grassland 45.24 acres. £178,000 (£3935/acre). (Lancaster Auction Mart)

LINCOLNSHIRE (194 acres).

Chalk Farm, Wyham-cum-Cadeby, Nr Louth. Arable farm. Farmhouse (4-bed), cottage (T), grain storage for 500t and grade 2 and 3 arable land. £860,000 (£4433/acre). (Perkins George Mawer & Co)

NORTHUMBERLAND (287 acres).

Broadoak Farm, Nr Whittonstall. Farmhouse (5-bed), two cottages, modern and traditional farm buildings, stables with arable and pasture land. £815,000 (£2840/acre). (T Murray)

SHROPSHIRE (171.98 acres).

Hazels Farm, Shawbury, Nr Shrewsbury. Mixed farm. Farmhouse (5-bed), traditional and modern farm buildings and land mainly eligible for arable area aid. £730,000 (£4245/acre). (Norman R Lloyd & Co)

SOMERSET (61.28 acres).

Land at Sockety Farm, Merriott, Nr Crewkerne. Lot 1: Grade 2 and 3 arable and pasture land 39.96 acres. Withdrawn at £109,000 and sold by private treaty for a figure in this region. Lot 2: Arable land 11.46 acres. £30,000 (£2618/acre). Lot 3: Arable land 4.42 acres. £15,000 (£3394/acre). Lot 4: Arable land 5.44 acres. £20,000 (£3677/acre). (Greenslade Hunt)

STAFFORDSHIRE (112.67 acres).

Foxley Farm, Audley, Nr Newcastle-under-Lyme. Mixed farm. Lot 1: Farmhouse (5-bed) in need of renovation, traditional farm buildings and 29.13 acres. £255,000 (£8754/acre). Lot 2: 67 acres including 48.42 acres eligible for area aid with good road frontage. £232,000 (£3463/acre). Lot 3: Arable land 3.96 acres. £19,000. Lot 4: Arable land 12.58 acres. £68,500 (£5445/acre). (Hinson Parry & Co)

WARWICKSHIRE (28 acres).

Land at Princethorpe, Nr Rugby. Arable land 20 acres and sloping pasture 8 acres. £77,000 (£2750/acre). (Howkins & Harrison)


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