Townley Auction Index 1920

‘In 1911 the lord of the manor was the seventh Earl of Abingdon, in right of his first wife Caroline Louisa, eldest daughter and co-heir of Charles Towneley. In Lord Abingdon put 2500 acres out of a total of 4,008 acres for the original township and 3,577 acres for the reduced civil parish up for auction. This included two farms-Old and New Barns- which made up the majority of the former Hapton Park south of Accrington Road and ‘

Burnley Express and Advertiser 24/03 1920

It was gratifying to see that a good many of the tenants, some of the old tenants, availed themselves of the opportunity to purchase their holdings, and the auctioneer informed us last night that he hopes to have cleared the major portion of the estate before many days have passed.

 

 

 

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M0120887 LC     Index Dated 1920

PARTICULARS WITH PLANS OF FINE ESTATE – HAPTON ESTATE

Lot          Description                                                                                                         Acreage

 1               The “Waggoner’s Inn                                                                                         36.991

2              Accommodation Pasture Land                                                                          25.461

3              Clow Farm                                                                                                             88.383

4              Huncoat Hall                                                                                                         76.605

5              Accommodation Grazing Land                                                                           15.885

6              Accommodation Grazing Land                                                                           10.459

7              Accommodation Land                                                                                         13.735

8              Meadow                                                                                                                                2.988

9              Windy Harbour Farm                                                                                          45.917

10           Hameldon Hall                                                                                                      13.583

11           Dunnockshaw Close                                                                                            41.385

12           Childers Green                                                                                                     43.660

13           Blind Lane Ends Farm                                                                                          15.223

14           Accommodation Pasture                                                                                    4.195

15           Stone Hey                                                                                                              4.509

16           Accommodation Land                                                                                         2.265

17           Accommodation Pasture and Building Land                                                   6.000

18           West Hall Farm                                                                                                     47.504

19           Accommodation and Building Land                                                                  12.143

20           Freehold Accommodation Pasture Land                                                         6.762

21           Mill Hill                                                                                                                   49.973

22           Accommodation Land or Building Site                                                             3.276

23           Sellars Fold                                                                                                            19.554

24           Accommodation or Building Site                                                                       8.006

24a         Freehold Field                                                                                                      5.954

25           Accommodation or Building Land                                                                     6.650

26           Accommodation or Building Land                                                                     3.559

27           Hapton Hall                                                                                                           31.187

28           School House, Hapton                                                                                         10.450

29           Toll Bar Cottage                                                                                                    0.301

30           Three Modern Cottages                                                                                     0.145

31           Accommodation or Building Land                                                                     13.252

32           Bentley Wood Green – Dwelling House                                                          2.471

33           Accommodation or Building Land                                                                     13.597

34           Freehold Building Plot                                                                                        6.809

35           Accommodation Holding and Woodland                                                         60.688

36           Accommodation Land and Building Site                                                          9.643

37           Accommodation Pasture Land                                                                          7.041

38           Site                                                                                                                         1.743

39           Building Site                                                                                                          3.422

40           Building Site                                                                                                          2.285

41           Accommodation Land                                                                                         7.567

42           Riley’s Farm                                                                                                           44.279

43           Pollard Moor Farm                                                                                              27.808

44           Bradley Fold Farm                                                                                                44.591

45           Fennyfold Farm                                                                                                    38.873

46           Eaves Barn                                                                                                             23.459

47           Fennyfol Farm                                                                                                      32.087

48           Shuttleworth House                                                                                            3.226

49           Shuttleworth House Farm                                                                                  42.019

50           New Barn Farm                                                                                                     622.447

51           Old Barn Farm                                                                                                      586.374

52           Barley Green                                                                                                        75.823

53           Thornybank Farm                                                                                                79.997

54           Watson Laithe Farm                                                                                            98.744

54a         Higher Nutshaw Farm                                                                                          23.049

54b         Lower Nutshaw Farm                                                                                          126.686

55           Castle Clough Bleach Works                                                                              33.129

 

 

 

Sold privately were                                                                                                             £

Castle Clough Works                                                                                                           12,ooo

Lower Nutshaw                                                                                                                    1,700

Higher Nutshaw                                                                                                                    700

Shuttleworth House Farm                                                                                                  3,375

Clow Farm                                                                                                                             1,800

Waggoner’s Inn                                                                                                                    1,800

Windy Harbour Farm                                                                                                          300

Blind Lane Ends Farm                                                                                                          900

West Hall Farm                                                                                                                     1,295

Toll Bar Cottage                                                                                                                    230

Bentley Wood Green                                                                                                          800

Riley’s Farm                                                                                                                           1,600

Bradley Fold Farm                                                                                                                1,800

 

NOT SOLD                                                                                                              Withdrawn at £

New Barn Farm                                                                                                                     7,000

Old Barn Farm                                                                                                                      5,500

Watson Laithe                                                                                                                      2,500

Fennyfold Farm                                                                                                                    1,900

Barley Green                                                                                                                        1,500

Hapton Hall                                                                                                                           1,750

Mill Hill                                                                                                                                   1,700

Hambledon Hall                                                                                                                    150

Childer’s Green                                                                                                                    1,375

Sellers Fold                                                                                                                           800

Three cottages                                                                                                                     750

Pollard Moor                                                                                                                        1,100

Thornybank Farm                                                                                                                 800

Several well known local people were among the purchasers.                  Burnley Express and Advertiser 14/03/1920

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