National Farmland Auction Monitor

15 May 1998

National Farmland Auction Monitor


Pant-y-rhuad, St Clears. Dairy farm. Two houses in need of renovation, a bungalow, former dairy buildings 33,000sqft and milk quota 550,000 litres. £830,000 (£1400/acre ex quota). (Strutt & Parker)

CHESHIRE (15.75 acres) .

Lot 1: Arable land ineligible for arable area aid 9.02 acres. £36,500 (£2390/acre). Lot 2: Grassland 6.73 acres. £40,000 (£2390/acre). (Frank R Marshall & Co)

CHESHIRE (75.24 acres).

Bridge Farm, Moston, Nr Middlewich. Lot 1: House (6-bed), traditional farm buildings including cubicle housing, milk quota 100,000 litres and pasture 33.99 acres. £405,000 (£11,915 inc milk quota). Lot 2: 11.07 acres and milk quota 38,785 litres. Withdrawn and for sale privately guide price £4000/acre ex quota. Lot 3: 30.18 acres and milk quota 105,806 litres. Withdrawn and for sale privately guide price £4000/acre ex quota. (Wright-Manley)

CORNWALL (23.41 acres).

Land at Mitchell Farm, Mitchell, Nr Newquay. Lot 1: 15.33 acres. Sold prior to auction for a figure in excess of £2000/acre . Lot 2: Pasture with access 1.36 acres £7100. Lot 3: Pasture 6.72 acres. £15,100 (£2250/acre). (Lodge & Thomas)

DEVON (10.87 acres) .

Land at Bickington, Nr Newton Abbot. Pasture and meadow. Lot 1: 1.59 acres with natural water supply and road frontage. £4500. Lot 2: 1.63 acres. £4800. Lot 3: 7.65 acres. Withdrawn at £42,000. (Rendells)

DEVON (22.21 acres).

Lot 1: Land at Westwater, Nr Axminster. Pasture. 18.04 acres. £50,000 (£2772/acre). Lot 2: Land on the edge of Axminster. Pasture. 4.17 acres £17,000. (Greenslade Taylor Hunt)


Collective property auction. Lot 1: Ling Farm, Bewdley, Nr Kidderminster. Converted barn with agricultural occupancy condition and 64 acres.£278,500 (£2884/acre). Lot 2: Amenity land 11.59 acres.£32,000 (£2761/acre). (Halls)


Froglands Farm, Cleeve Prior, Nr Evesham. Mainly arable land a with small range of farm buildings.£300,000 (£2041/acre). (Bruton Knowles)

SHROPSHIRE (377.95 acres).

Nagington Grange, Childs Ercall, Nr Newport. Arable farm. Farmhouse (4-bed), traditional and modern farm buildings with a reservoir with an abstraction licence for over 12m gallons. £1.2m.(£3175/acre). (Barber & Son)

SOMERSET (17.85 acres).

Land at Halstock, Nr Yeovil. Pasture. Lot 1: 11.26 acres. £37,000 (£3286/acre). Lot 2: 3.46 acres. £15,000 . (£4335/acre). Lot 3: 3.13 acres. £13,500 (£4313/acre). (Greenslade Taylor Hunt)

SOMERSET (137 acres).

Postridge Farm, Spaxton, Nr Taunton. Dairy farm. Farmhouse (9-bed) in need of refurbishment, modern and traditional farm buildings including housing for 80 dairy cows, grade 2 and 3 land with 86 acres eligible for arable area aid £495,000. (£3613/acre). ( Humberts)

STAFFORDSHIRE (36.63 acres).

Land at Armitage, Nr Rugeley. Arable land. £118,791. (£3243/acre). (Bagshaws and Wintertons)

STAFFORDSHIRE (55.14 acres) .

Port Lane Farm, Abbots Bromley, Nr Uttoxeter. Dairy farm. Modern farm buildings including dairy complex and milk quota 301,634 litres. £300,000 (£5440/acre). ( Bagshaws)

WEST MIDLANDS (246 acres).

Pool Farm, Trescott, Nr Wolverhampton. House (5-bed), farm buildings, a lake 12 acres and mainly arable land. £1.25m (£5081/acre). ( Bruton Knowles and Nock Deighton)

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