The Larkfield Historical Society

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The Sale of ‘Larkfield’ 1924

20150903_201501-214x300Samuel Lee Smith owned ‘Larkfield’ prior to his death and passed to his brother and was sold off by Auction

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Lot 1

Freehold residential and agricultural estate, known as Larkfield, comprising of residence with gardens, grounds, stabling, garage etc, extending to 10.5 acres

Lot 2

Valuable meadow, known as Larkfield cricket Field, having a frontage to New Hythe Lane, with a range of foaling boxes and 4.5 acres
Lot 3
A valuable meadow, ronting the main road from London to Maidstone, containing 6.5 acres
Lot 4
A valuable meadow, bounded on the east side by a property known as Fernleigh, with a range of horse boxes, extending to 5.5 acres

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Lot 5
An execeedingly high class farm known as Church Farm, Larkfield, comprising of a small farmhouse, with laundry attached, with cottage and farm buildings, extending to 35.5 acres of orchard, meadow and arable land

Lot 6

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Snug and profitable small holding of about 11 acres, known as Lone Barn, comprising of cottage and 3 acres of meadow with pond
Lot 7
Semi-detached cottage, known as Orchard Cottage, with garden, paddock and part of farm yard, comprising in all of 0.75 acres
Lot 8
A valuable site with frontage to New Hythe Lane, comprising of 2.75 acres
Lot 9
Valuable building site, immediately to south of Lot 8, with frontage to New Hythe Lane

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Lot 10
Valuable building, site to south of Lot 9, comprising of 1 acre

Lot 11
Capital building site,between the Vicarage and Orchard Cottage

Lot 12
A residential property known as Mount Pleasant, with 4.5 acres

 

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Lot 13
A block of three cottages with gardens, comprising of 2 roods
Lot 14
A semi-detached cottage known as Blackfriars Cottage(South),with 1acre of land
Lot 15
Blackfriars Cottage (North), similar to Lot 14, with 23 poles of land
Lot 16
Productive arable land, adjoining the orchard to the south of Kingsland Cottages

 

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Lot 17
Valuable building site, to north of Larkfield Church, with frontage to New Hythe Lane
Lot 18
Valuable meadow in Ditton parish fronting Bell Lane and containing 5 acres
Lot 19
Two valuable meadows with a strip of woodland to the north of Lot 18, and east of Larkfield House, having frontage to Bell Lane
Lot 20
Two valuable meadows with frontage to Bell Lane containing 4.5 acres
Lot 21
A valuable corner building site of 2 acres
Lot 22
A close of arable land adjoining and to the east of Low Barn, having frontage to the farm road and footpath leading from Bell Lane Borough Court Farm
Lot 23
Aclose of arable land to the north of Lot 22
Lot 24
Productive arable land situated opposite Lots 22 and 23,containing 6.5 acres
Lot 25
A close of arable land
Lot 26
A close of arable land

 

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