Sale Catalogue for the Stoke Hall Estate
Tuesday, 16th November, 1937

Transcribed by Rosemary Lockie, © Copyright 2012

This transcription is from a personal copy of the Sale Catalogue saved by my family. It is best viewed in conjunction with the Plan of the Estate produced for the Sale.

Please Note: several Rights of Way, rights of pipeline, and a right of tramway across neighbouring land are mentioned in this Catalogue. If they are still extant, it should be noted that any right of access to them is to the respective landowners who are mentioned. This should NOT be construed as conveying a public right of way.

DERBYSHIRE
1 mile from Grindleford, 5 miles from Bakewell, 10 miles from Sheffield.

PARTICULARS, PLAN, AND CONDITIONS OF SALE
OF THE
FREEHOLD
RESIDENTIAL, AGRICULTURAL & SPORTING ESTATE

As WELL As

VALUABLE STONE QUARRIES AND UNDEVELOPED STONE BEDS,
WOODLANDS
AND
BUILDING AND ACCOMMODATION LANDS

Lying in the Parishes of Eyam, and Eyam Woodlands, including the whole Manor Civil Parish and Township of Stoke, Extending to about 600 ACRES,

To be offered for SALE BY AUCTION, as a whole, or afterwards in Lots, by
Eadon, Lockwood & Riddle, F.A.I.,
At The Saleroom, St. James' Street, Sheffield,
ON TUESDAY, the 16th NOVEMBER, 1937,
at 3.30 p.m., precisely,

including

THE HANDSOME STONE-BUILT GEORGIAN RESIDENCE
STOKE HALL,
With Commodious Outbuildings and Well Timbered Grounds.
THE FISHING RIGHTS
(Trout and Grayling)

ON

The River Derwent from Stoney Middleton Brook to the Tannery, Grindleford.

The Shooting over the Estate produces a mixed bag of grouse, partridges, pheasants and duck, and the coverts are well known for high birds.

Meets of the High Peak and Barlow Hounds are available within easy distance, three days a week.

FIRST CLASS DAIRY FARMS
11 STONE-BUILT COTTAGES.
Several Plots of BUILDING LAND with main road Frontage.
THE VALUABLE STONE QUARRIES;
Known as Stoke and Riley Quarries.

Also

The Well-grown and Matured WOODLANDS, including all growing Timber.

Printed Plans and Particulars and Orders to view the Hall, may be had on Application to the Auctioneers, St. James' Street, Sheffield (Telephones 20057 and 20058), or to Bramley and Coombe, Solicitors, Paradise Square, Sheffield.

PROCEDURE OF SALE

It is intended that
THE WHOLE ESTATE

including the Fishing and Sporting Rights will be first offered as a whole, and if not so sold, then Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 13, and 17 will be offered in one Lot with Fishing Rights, and if not so sold, Lots 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 and 17 will be offered, and failing a Sale, then Lots 1 and 2 together, and Piecemeal afterwards.

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PARTICULARS
LOT 1
(Coloured Pink on Plan).

The Charmingly Situated and Well Timbered
FREEHOLD RESIDENTIAL ESTATE
known as
STOKE HALL,
GRINDLEFORD, Near SHEFFIELD

approached by two Carriage Drives,
containing:-

Vestibule, Outer and Inner Halls with Cloakroom, Lavatory and W.C.; Dining Room, 28ft. 3ins. x 17ft.; the large Drawing Room (with painted and panelled walls, heavily carved Ceiling and handsome Fireplace attributed to Grinling Gibbons), 29ft. 6ins. x 19ft. 9ins.; small Drawing Room, 20ft. x 19ft. 9ins.; Smoke Room, 18ft. 9ins. x 15ft.; Library, 15ft. 6ins. x 15ft. 6ins. Billiard Room.

The First Floor is approached by Principal and Secondary Staircases, with Landings, and the accommodation consists of 15 Bedrooms and Dressing Rooms, 4 Bathrooms.

There are ample offices comprising Servants' Hall, Kitchens, Pantries, Storerooms, Laundries, etc. Larder and Dairy, inside Coalhouse and Excellent Cellaring, also Manservant's Room with separate Entrance.

Independent Hot Water System, Own Water Supply by Gravitation, Company's Electric Light. Drainage and Plumbing and Electric Wiring entirely reconstituted within the last ten years.

Pleasantly-arranged gardens with spacious Lawns, including Tennis Court, the whole well shaded by magnificent timber trees.

Also

The Toll Bar Cottage fronting Froggatt Bridge Lane and the Main Road, containing Kitchen, Living Room, Scullery, 2 Bedrooms and Outbuilding, with small Garden, in hand.

SCHEDULE
Number on
Plan
TenantQuantity
Decimal Acreage
69In Hand (with Vacant Possession) 2.839
78, 79 and 80   Do.   (Water Reservoirs) .990
Pt. 74Cottage .061
 Total3.890

A right of pipe line is reserved to this Lot from the Reservoirs (O.S. 78, 79 and 80) over Lots 4 and 3.

This Lot is subject to rights of water from the Reservoirs in favour of Lot 2, Lot 3, Lot 4 and Lot 13 (Trough in O.S. 55).

Land Tax: £2/7/10.

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LOT 2
(Coloured Yellow on Plan).

A range of
STONE-BUILT STABLES and GARAGES

situate on the opposite side of the road from the Hall; and consisting of Garage for 3 Cars; Chauffeur or Studgrooms Cottage and men's quarters; 3 Loose Boxes, 5 Stall Stable, Harness Room, etc., with Corn Chamber and Hay Lofts over; also a range of Stone Built Farm Buildings with large Barn, Cowhouses, Pig Styes and Yards, etc. At the back is the prolific walled-in Kitchen Garden, with Fruit Trees, small Greenhouse and Vegetable and Flower Borders, also small Orchard.

At the rear are 2 Paddocks of Grassland (1 with lean-to Stone Built Cart Shed), and Orchard.

SCHEDULE
Number on
Plan
TenantQuantity
Decimal Acreage
68In Hand 2.678
66In Hand .553
65In Hand 2.856
 Total6.087

The Water for this Lot is derived from the Reservoirs (O.S. 78, 79 and 80) on Lot 1 through pipes over O.S. 77 in Lot 4, and O.S. 67 in Lot 3.

The Lot is subject to a right of pipe line in favour of Lot 13. (Trough on O.S. 55).

Land Tax: £0/7/6.

4

LOT 3
(Coloured Blue on Plan).

An Enclosure
of
ACCOMMODATION or BUILDING LAND

fronting Grindleford - Calver Road and opposite the Hall with water laid on to a Stone Trough.

SCHEDULE
Number on
Plan
TenantDescriptionQuantity
Decimal Acreage
67In HandGrass10.033

The Water for this Lot is derived from the Reservoirs (O.S. 78, 79 and 80) on Lot 1 through pipes over O.S. 77 in Lot 4 and the right is reserved to draw water from the Trough situate in the wall between O.S. 77 and this Lot.

A right of pipe line is reserved in favour of Lots 1, 2 and 13. (Trough O.S. 55).

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LOT 4
(Coloured Light Brown on Plan).

The Valuable Dairy Farm
Known as
KNOUCHLEY FARM,
STOKE

The Homestead is Stone Built and contains Entrance Hall, Dining Room, Lounge, large and small Kitchens, Scullery, Pantry, Cellaring, 3 large and 2 smaller Bedrooms and Bathroom with W.C.

The OUTBUILDINGS are Stone Built and consist of a Two-roomed Cottage, Cowhouses for 41, and Loose Box, Stabling for 5 with Loft over, 4 Pig Styes with Loft over, Open Cart Shed, Garage, Dutch Barn, Stone Barn, Dairy, etc.

Tenant: - Mr. H. Warren, Lady Day Tenancy. Rental, £140 per annum, now, owing to road widening, reduced by £1/15/0.

SCHEDULE
Number on
Plan
DescriptionAcreage
91Homestead and Buildings 1.688
98Grass 1.839
96ADo. 7.896
97Do. 7.301
94Do. 5.643
94ADo. 4.607
92Do. 6.003
75Grass and Arable 9.384
76Grass 7.738
99Do. 2.273
100Do. (in Hand) .169
90Do. 8.477
101Do. 6.433
102Do. 4.703
103Do. 6.775
Part 86Do. 5.756
89Do. 9.679
77Do. 18.415
64Do. 10.047
56Do. 10.127
 Total134.953

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LOT 4 - Continued.

Also

A SMALL PLANTATION with Marsh Land adjoining the River Derwent, subject to a Yearly Compensation of £10 for flooding, from the owners of Calver Mill.

SCHEDULE
Number on
Plan
 Acreage
95  3.053
96  3.502
88  4.350
 Total10.905

Also

A Portion of Middleton Plantation, Both in Hand.

The Water for the farm buildings is derived from the Reservoirs (O.S. 78, 79 and 80), on Lot 1.

A right of pipe line is reserved over O.S. 77 in favour of Lots 2, 3 and 13. (Trough in O.S. 55).

The Trough situate in the wall between O.S. 77 in this Lot and Lot 3 is included in the

Lot subject to the right in favour of Lot 3 to draw water therefrom.

Land Tax: £2/11/5.

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LOT 5
(Coloured Green on Plan)

An Enclosure
of
ACCOMMODATION or BUILDING LAND

with road frontages to the Grindleford - Calver Road and Froggatt Bridge Lane.

SCHEDULE
Number on
Plan
TenantDescriptionAcreage
70In HandGrass3.789

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LOT 6
(Coloured Pink on Plan).

Two Enclosures
of
ACCOMMODATION or BUILDING LAND

with Frontage to the Froggatt Bridge Lane and the River Derwent, and including young mixed Plantation of about ½ Acre.

SCHEDULE
Number on
Plan
TenantDescriptionAcreage
Part 74In HandGrass7.929
72In HandGrass3.603
 Total16.532

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LOT 7
(Coloured Blue on Plan).

The Small Dairy Farm
known as
RILEY FARM

and situated to the West of Stoke Wood, and approached from the Eyam Road, consisting of THE STONE BUILT HOMESTEAD, containing Sitting Room, Kitchen, Pantry, 3 Bedrooms, Outside Stabling for 2, Cowhouses for 13, small Dutch Barn, Stone Barn, Pig Cotes, etc., also in field No. 735, Stone Buildings for 6 Cows and 8 Calves, and in Field No. 32 further Stone Buildings, consisting of large Barn and Bullock Shed. Also VALUABLE SLATE QUARRY (No. 794).

Tenant:- Mr. H. Warren, Lady Day Tenancy. Rental, £80 per annum.

SCHEDULE
Number on
Plan
DescriptionAcreage
773Homestead and Buildings 1.123
758Grass 3.426
757Do. 2.502
738Do. 1.442
737Do. 1.702
736Do. 1.106
739Do. 1.751
735Buildings and Grass .313
734Rough .920
733Do. 2.888
731Grass 1.754
742Arable 1.363
741Rough 1.696
740Grass 3.639
754Do. 2.717
753Rough .656
755Grass 2.118
756Arable 2.359
760Grass 3.146
759Do. 2.846
772Do. 2.005
794Rough and Slate Quarry 4.606
60Rough .835
60ADo. .384
59Grass 6.843
62Do. 7.656
61Do. 6.415
81Do. 5.199
82Barn and Grass .899
 Total74.309

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LOT 7 - Continued.

Also

An Enclosure of Accommodation Grass Land and Part of MIDDLETON PLANTATION, adjoining the Grass Lands let to Spencer Rhodes, Esq., at a yearly rental of £3; the Plantation is in Hand.

SCHEDULE
Number on
Plan
DescriptionAcreage
83Plantation 3.003
84Grass Land 2.324
 Total5.327

A Right of Way is reserved along the roadway through this Lot in favour of Riley Quarry, Lot 15; the roadway runs from the public roadway from the Eyam Road which reaches this Lot at the junction of O.S. 772 and 794.

This Lot is sold with the benefit of a small annual acknowledgment paid by the owner for the time being of Stoney Middleton Hall in connection with the water supply for the Hall.

Land Tax: £1/9/3.

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LOT 8
(Coloured Blue on Plan).

The Small Dairy Farm
known as
WHITES FARM,
GOATSCLIFF, GRINDLEFORD.

The Homestead is Stone Built and contains Kitchen, Front Room, 3 Bedrooms and Pantry.

The OUTBUILDINGS comprise Stone Cowhouses for 12, Dairy, Dutch Barn, Stone Barn, Wooden Stable for 3, 2 Stone Calf Sheds, Cart Sheds, etc.

Tenant:- Mr. S. White, Lady Day Tenancy. Rental, £35/15/0 per annum, now, owing to road widening, reduced by £1.

SCHEDULE
Number on
Plan
DescriptionAcreage
Part 16House and Buildings .126
8Grass .802
7Do. 1.787
6Do. 1.792
5Do. 1.848
14Arable 2.317
12Grass 1.273
13Do. 1.406
Part 15Do. 1.883
 Total13.234

The Water Supply is derived from a spring and tank on O.S. 21 and through the line of pipes on O.S. 1, 2, 3 and 4.

A Right of Way is reserved over the roadway O.S. 17 where necessary.

The Lot is subject to a right of pipe line over O.S. 5, 6 and Part 16, and to a Right of Way over half the roadway O.S. 17, where necessary.

(Half the said roadway opposite this Lot is sold therewith).

Land Tax: £0/19/6.

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LOT 9
(Coloured Pink on Plan).

The Small Dairy Farm
known as
GOATSCLIFF FARM,
GRINDLEFORD.

The House and Buildings are in the occupation of Mr. W. H. Siddall, and contains Kitchen, Living Room, Pantry and 4 Bedrooms and a RANGE of STONE BUILDINGS with Garage, Cowhouse for 9 and Food Chamber, also large Garden and Orchard. Land in the occupation of Mr. J. Townsend.

As well as A STONE-BUILT COTTAGE

in the occupation of Miss Reeves, containing Kitchen, Sitting Room, 2 Bedrooms, Pantry, with Garden and Coalhouse.

Leased to Messrs. P.J. Turner, Ltd., on a full repairing lease expiring in 1945, at an apportioned Rental of £35/6/0.

SCHEDULE
Number on
Plan
DescriptionAcreage
Part 16Homestead, etc. .688
18Grass 2.256
24Do. 1.683
25Do. 2.444
26Do. 2.506
27Do. .275
37Do. .798
38Do. 4.201
1Do. 3.244
2Do. 2.268
3Do. 1.228
4Do. 1.520
 Total23.112

The Water Supply is derived from a spring and tank on O.S. 21 through the line of pipes over O.S. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and Part 16.

A Right of Way is reserved to this Lot over the roadway O.S. 17 where necessary and over the track on O.S. 21 along the boundary of O.S. 1, 2, 3, and 4. (Lot 16).

The lot is subject to a right of pipe line over O.S. 1, 2, 3, 4, and Part 16 and to a Right of Way over the roadway O.S. 17 where necessary.

Half the said roadway opposite this Lot is sold therewith.

Land Tax: £1/2/3.

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LOT 10
(Coloured Green on Plan).

Three Excellent Stone-Built Dwelling-Houses
known as
FLORA COTTAGES

and
situated at the corner of the Grindleford-Eyam-Stoke road, in the occupation of Messrs. Turner, Ibbotson and Mrs. Woodley. The corner house contains Entrance Hall, 2 good Reception Rooms, Pantry, Bathroom with W.C., Cellaring, and 4 Bedrooms; Outside Wash House. The other two houses each contain Kitchen, Living Room, 2 Bedrooms (1 with Bath), Pantry; Outside Coalhouse.

Also

A PLOT OF LAND
(at present cultivated as a garden)

and fronting the foot of the Eyam Road, let to Messrs. P.J. Turner, Ltd., on a full repairing lease expiring in 1945, at an apportioned rental of £60 per annum.

SCHEDULE
Number on
Plan
DescriptionAcreage
Part 363 Cottages, etc. approx..243
29Garden .654
 Total.897

The Water Supply is derived from a spring and tank on O.S. 21 through a line of pipes running through O.S. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 and Part 16.

The Lot is subject to a right of pipe line in favour of Lots 11, 12 and 13.

Land Tax: £0/6/4.

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LOT 11
(Coloured Dark Brown on Plan).

A Pair of Superior Stone-Built Cottages
known as
FLORA COTTAGES

(adjoining the last Lot), in the occupation of Mr. Hawkesworth (Service Tenancy), the other being in hand.

Each House contains Kitchen, Front Room, Larder, 3 Bedrooms, Outside Wash Houses and small Gardens.

Number on
Plan
 Acreage
Part 36  .225

The Water Supply is derived from a spring and tank on O.S. 21 through a line of pipes running through O.S. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. Part 16 and Part 36.

This Lot is subject to a right of pipe line in favour of Lots 12 and 13.

Land Tax: £0/4/6.

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LOT 12
(Coloured Blue on Plan).

The
Attractive Old World Small Country Residence
known as
STOKE COTTAGE

and facing the main Stoke road, and containing 2 Sitting Rooms, Kitchen, Larder, 5 Bedrooms, Bathroom and W.C., Garage, Coalplace, etc., Tennis Court and Kitchen Garden and ample Pleasure Garden.

Also

A PADDOCK

adjoining with frontages to the Eyam and Stoke roads.

The House and Land is vacant and possession will be given on completion.

SCHEDULE
Number on
Plan
 Acreage
35  .741
34  .886
 Total1.627

The Water Supply is derived from a spring and tank on O.S. 21 through a line of pipes running through O.S. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, Part 16 and Part 36.

This Lot is subject to a right of pipe line in favour of Lot 13.

Land Tax: £0/1/10.

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LOT 13
(Coloured Green on Plan).

Four Enclosures of
VALUABLE ACCOMMODATION LAND
with useful Set of Farm Buildings

with long frontages to the Eyam and Stoke Roads, let to Messrs. P.J. Turner, Ltd., on a full repairing lease expiring in 1945, at an apportioned Rental of £61 per annum, and now, owing to road widening, reduced by £3/7/6 per annum; also Spinnies in hand. Buildings in the occupation of Mr. J. Townsend, and Land in the occupation of Mr. H. Warren.

SCHEDULE
Number on
Plan
DescriptionAcreage
40Buildings .138
42Grass 4.306
48Do. 5.957
49Do. 8.705
54Do. 3.975
55Do. (with Trough) 6.146
51Spinney .591
52Do. .586
53Do. .463
 Total30.857

The Water Supply to the trough on O.S. 42 and O.S. 40 is derived from the spring and tank on O.S. 21, through the line of pipes running through O.S. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, Part 16, 36, 35 and 34.

The Water Supply to the trough in O.S. 55 is derived from the reservoir O.S. 78, 79 and 80 in Lot 1 through the line of pipes running through O.S. 77, Lot 4; O.S. 67 Lot 3 and O.S. 68, Lot 2.

Land Tax: 14/1.

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LOT 14
(Coloured Pink on Plan).

The
Important Stone Quarry
known as
STOKE HALL QUARRY

Leased to Messrs. P.J. Turner, Ltd., for 21 years from the 29th September, 1924, at an apportioned Yearly Rental of £132 (including small part of No. 45 for tipping), and an additional baring charge at 2/6 per yard. The remaining Land is in hand.

SCHEDULE
Number on
Plan
TenantDescriptionAcreage
33 Quarry5.779
45Mostly in HandRough4.963
44Do.Do..777
32In HandDo.1.664
43Do.Grass1.279
30Do.Woodland2.350
31Do.Do.2.381
 Total19.193

The Water Supply is derived from a ram on Goatscliff Brook on O.S. 21 through a line of pipes through O.S. 21 and 22 to a tank on O.S. 22 and thence to this Lot.

Land Tax: 18/9.

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LOT 15
(Coloured Pink on Plan).

A Stretch of Moorland
known as
DENMAN MOOR
with
RILEY STONE QUARRY

Situated on the West of Stoke Wood and to the North of Riley Farm. The QUARRY of 6 Acres is leased to Messrs. P.J. Turner, Ltd., for 21 years from 29th September, 1924, at the apportioned yearly rental of £40. The Residue of the Moorland is in hand. The Access is by Farm Road, through Riley Farm from Eyam Road, and also a reservation as to tramway and loading dock in Stoke Wood, as referred to in Special Conditions of Sale.

SCHEDULE
Number on
Plan
DescriptionAcreage
707Moorland 46.961
707AQuarry 1.785
 Total48.746

A Right of Way is reserved to this Lot through the roadway running through Lot 7 (see Lot 7).

A right of tram line through O.S. 46 to a loading space of not more than half an acre on the Eyam Road is also reserved.[1]

Land Tax: 4/-.

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LOT 16
(Coloured Yellow on Plan).

The Woodlands with Valuable Stone Under
known as
STOKE and FLORA WOODS

with easy access from the Eyam Road. In Hand.

SCHEDULE
Number on
Plan
DescriptionAcreage
21Woodland 75.134
46Do. 48.158
21ARough 5.644
46ADo. 3.669
57Grass 7.483
58Woodland .753
22Rough 3.694
23Flora Wood 7.441
20Rough 3.765
28Do. .303
19Do. .930
 Total156.974

A Right of Way is reserved to this Lot over the roadway O.S. 17 where necessary. This Lot is subject to:-

(a) Rights of Water from the spring and tank in O.S. 21 in favour of Lots 8 to 13, inclusive.

(b) A Right of Water from the ram on Goatscliff Brook on O.S. 21 and the tank on O.S. 22 and to a right of pipe line in connection with this supply, in favour of Lot 14.

(c) A Right of Tram Line in favour of Lot 15 over O.S. 46 to a loading space of not more than half an acre on the Eyam Road.

(d) A Right of Way in favour of Lots 8 and 9 over half the roadway O.S. 17, where necessary.

(e) A Right of Way in favour of Lot 9 over the track on O.S. 21 along the boundary of O.S. 1, 2, 3 and 4.

Half the roadway O.S. 17 opposite this Lot is sold therewith.

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LOT 17
(Coloured Mauve on Plan).

The Stretch of Woodland
known as
HOME WOOD

with long road frontage to the main road and extending down to the River Derwent and containing a large quantity of matured Ash, Oak and other mixed timber, also an interesting and never-failing supply of slightly-heated water with a temperature of about 60 degrees F., forming a natural swimming pool.

SCHEDULE
Number on
Plan
DescriptionAcreage
50In Hand 18.345

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LOT 18
(Coloured Yellow on Plan).

The
Valuable Fishing Rights
(Trout and Grayling)
over the
BANK OF THE RIVER DERWENT

extending from the Tannery, Grindleford to Middleton Brook. In Hand. In the event of the Hall with other Lots, not selling, this Lot will not be offered for sale.

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LOT 19
(Not on Plan).

THREE STONE-BUILT COTTAGES
at the foot of
SIR WILLIAM ROAD, GRINDLEFORD,

in the occupation of Messrs. French, Gibson and Siddall, let to Messrs. P.J. Turner, Ltd., on full repairing Lease expiring in 1945, at an apportioned Rental of £25/4/0 per annum.

Land Tax: 4/3.

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CONDITIONS OF SALE.

1.-- The property is sold subject to the Law Society's Conditions of Sale, 1934, so far as they are not varied by or inconsistent with the following special conditions.

2.-- (a) The Vendor's Solicitors are Messrs. Bramley & Coombe whose offices are at 4 and 6, Paradise Square, Sheffield.

(b) The deposit shall be 10 per cent. of the Purchase Money and shall be paid to the Vendor's Solicitors as Stakeholders.

3.-- The date fixed for completion is the Sixth day of January, 1938.

4.-- The Vendor is selling as Beneficial Owner.

5.-- The respective Titles to the various Lots shall commence as follows:-

(a) As to Lots 1-6, 8-14, 16 and 17 with a Conveyance dated the 11th day of May, 1885 and. made between Granville Orlando Bridgeman of the one part and Michael Hunter of the other part.

(b) As to Lot 7. As to part with a Conveyance dated the 13th day of May, 1899 and made between the Right Honourable Thomas third Lord Denman of the first part the Honourable Grace Jane Denman of the second part and Michael Joseph Hunter of the third part and as to the remainder with the said Conveyance of the 11th May, 1885.

(c) As to Lot 15 with a Conveyance dated the, 10th day of February, 1905 and made between Joseph Babington Macaulay and the Venerable William Macdonald Sinclair of the first part William Aitchison of the second part Archibald John Thomas Francis Aitchison of the third part and Michael Joseph Hunter of the fourth part.

(d) As to Lot 19 with a Conveyance dated the 17th day of December, 1889, and made between Thomas Harrison of the one part and Michael Hunter of the other part.

6.-- All mines and minerals under any of the said Lots are included in the sale but Lots 14 and 15 are sold subject in part to two Leases of Quarries granted to Messrs. Percy J. Turner Limited.

Copies of the said Leases can be inspected at the offices of the Vendor's Solicitors by appointment or in the sale room and the Purchaser shall whether he inspects the said copies or not be deemed to have notice of and shall take subject to the terms thereof but the Vendor shall not be required to supply an Abstract or copies of such Leases.

7.-- Lot 4 is sold with the benefit of the customary right enjoyed by the Vendor, his predeceesors in title to receive a sum of £10 per annum from the owners for the time being of the Calver Mill for flooding compensation in respect of O.S. 95. The Vendor shall not be required to produce any evidence in support of his right to receive the said sum, nor does he assume any responsibility in respect of such payment nor shall any requisition be raised or claim made against the Vendor in respect thereof or of the non-payment thereof.

8.-- The estate as a whole is subject to an agreement of the 12th January, 1935 between the Vendor and the Postmaster General by which the Postmaster General agrees to pay 1/-

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per annum as an acknowledgment of his right to erect and maintain each of 78 telephone poles on parts of the estate. A proportion of the benefit of this agreement will pass to the purchasers of Lots affected.

9.-- Parts of the estate (Lots 3, 4, 8, 12, 13, 16 and 17) are sold subject to a number of agreements made between the Vendor and the Derbyshire and Nottingham Electric Power Company for wayleaves in respect of poles and stays. A proportionate part of the benefit of such agreements will pass to the Purchasers of the Lots affected. Copies of such Agreements may be inspected at the office of the Vendor's Solicitors by appointment or in the sale room and the purchasers shall be deemed to have full knowledge of their contents whether they have inspected the same or not.

10.-- All such fixtures as are usually denominated Landlords' fixtures and belong to the Vendor are included in the sale but the Tenants' fixtures whether denominated in the Particulars or not are expressly excluded.

11.-- The Vendor reserves the right to hold an auction sale of furniture in Stoke Hall on the premises before completion.

12.-- The Purchaser of Lot 1 shall be responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the grounds and pleasure gardens forming part of such Lot after the signing of the Contract.

13.-- The shooting rights and fishing rights over and in respect of all Lots are in hand and will be included in the sale if the estate is sold as a whole. If the estate is disposed of in separate lots the shooting and fishing rights over the whole estate will be reserved to the Vendor.

14.-- The tenancies of properties are wherever possible stated in the Particulars. The Leases or Agreements (where in writing) or copies thereof may be inspected at the offices of the Vendor's Solicitors by appointment or in the sale room and the Purchasers shall be deemed to have full notice of the contents thereof whether they inspect the same or not, notwithstanding any partial or incomplete statement of such contents or the terms of any such tenancy in the particulars or the Conditions of Sale and shall not be entitled save at their own expense to any Abstract or copy thereof.

15.-- The Vendor has taken the utmost care to ensure the accuracy of the amounts shown due in the Particulars from the respective Lots in respect of Land Tax. He shall not however be taken as guaranteeing their accuracy nor shall any discrepancy between the amount actually payable in respect of any Lot and the amount shown due in the particulars, nor the existence of any assessment to Land Tax where none be shown be sufficient grounds for annulling the sale or giving rise to any claim for compensation.

16.-- The property is sold with the benefit of and subject to all rights of way water sewerage support light and other easements (if any) and to all outgoings connected with or chargeable upon it whether mentioned in the Particulars or not. Except where otherwise specified in the Particulars each Lot is sold or retained with the benefits of or subject to all easements quasi- easements rights and privileges (if any) affecting the same whether mentioned in the particulars or not and the conveyance of each Lot shall contain such reservations and covenants as the Vendor is advised are necessary or expedient for his protection in connection with these stipulations and such exception and reservation.

17.-- Where the particulars state that any Lot is sold subject to or with the benefit of any right in favour or over any Lots the Conveyance thereof shall contain a reservation or grant, as the case may be, of such right in such form as the Vendor's Solicitors shall require.

18.-- In all cases where Lots are supplied with water from reservoirs springs rams or other sources on another Lot the Purchaser of each Lot so supplied shall contribute a proportion

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of the expenses of keeping such reservoirs and/or other sources and any supply pipes used in conjunction with others in good order and condition and shall have a right of access to the said reservoirs or other sources and to the supply pipes whenever necessary for the purpose of inspecting renewing repairing and cleansing the same any damage caused thereby to the surface to be made good by the person or persons making such inspection or doing such repairs or other work provided that such inspection cleansing or other work shall only be undertaken subject to the consent of the other joint users not to be unreasonably withheld. The amount payable by reason of any such renewal repair or cleansing by each Purchaser in respect of premises supplied from the same source shall be in proportion to the respective assessed values for Income Tax of the premises supplied.

19.-- Each Purchaser shall be deemed to have knowledge of the various Lots and the boundaries thereof but if any dispute arises between the Vendor and any Purchaser as to the ownership or position of any boundary of any Lot or the several apportionments referred to in the Law Society's Conditions of Sale 1934 or any point whatsoever arises out of the Particulars and Conditions or the interpretation thereof the matter shall be referred to the arbitration of an arbitrator to be nominated by the President for the time being of the Sheffield Society of Architects and Surveyors whose decision shall be conclusive and binding on all parties and whose costs shall be paid as he may decide and all parties shall accept as final the awards of the said Arbitrator.

20.-- The land is sold subject to all rights statutory or otherwise of the tenants and outgoing occupiers (if any) and each Purchaser shall indemnify the Vendor against all claims (if any) in respect of the usual tenant right according to the custom of the country or the Agricultural Holdings Acts 1923 and any sum payable to the Vendor or Tenants for unexhausted manurial values or disturbances shall be apportioned according to acreage between Lots and no set off for dilapidations or waste shall be made by a Purchaser against the Vendor. The descriptions of the cultivation of the lands are believed to represent their present state but are not intended to determine which lands are arable and which are permanent pasture within the meaning of the term of the tenancy conditions and such descriptions shall not affect the rights of any tenants to alter such cultivation or to compensation for laying down lands to permanent pasture and the lands are sold subject to such rights (if any).

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MEMORANDUM.

I,

of

do hereby acknowledge that I have this day purchased the Property described in the within Particulars as Lot       for the sum of £

and that I have paid into the hands of the Vendor's Solicitors, Messrs. Bramley & Coombe, 4 and 6, Paradise Square, Sheffield, the sum of £      as a deposit,

and in part payment of the purchase money, and I hereby agree to pay the balance of the said purchase money and to complete the purchase in all respects in accordance with the within Conditions of Sale.

Dated this     day of           193

Deposit paid £
Purchase Money £
Balance £

As Agents for the Vendor

we hereby confirm this Sale, and, as Stakeholders, acknowledge the receipt of the above- mentioned deposit.

Abstract of Title to be sent to

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Editor's Note
[1] This tramway appears to have had a very limited life, and no longer exists.
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