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Auction of the North Stoneham Estate, 15 May 1953

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The auction of the North Stoneham Estate took place on 15 May 1953 at the Polygon Hotel in Southampton[1]. The sale comprised the residual 1357 acres of freehold lands at North Stoneham and Chilworth, including North Stoneham Park, in 38 lots.

The lots[2]

LotDescription in auction cataloguePlaceAcreageSale price
1Channels Farm with House, Buildings and 5 CottagesChannels Farm and five of the Stoneham Estate Cottages Nos. 39-4493.792£4,000
2Park Farm with House, Buildings and 2 CottagesNorth Stoneham Park Farm108.259£3,400
3Part of North Stoneham Park and CottageThe Lawn and Temple Lodge at North Stoneham Park86.690No sale
4Woodland, Lakes and The White Cottage, principally with vacant possessionSite of North Stoneham House and the White Cottage44.248£1,000
5Doncaster Farm with Buildings and 3 CottagesDoncaster Farm23.226£1,000
6Fifteen Acres Pasture LandA field at Avenue Park, North Stoneham Park15.282£650
7Seven Acres Pasture LandA field at Avenue Park, North Stoneham Park7.464£500
8Common Barn Farm with Bungalow and BuildingsCommon Barn Farm67.853£1,900
9Woodland site with main road frontage, with vacant possessionTimber plantation at northwest corner of North Stoneham Park2.145£170
10Three Acres of LandField north of Common Barn Farm fronting Chestnut Avenue3.000
11Six Cottages at North StonehamStoneham Estate Cottages Nos. 26-311.140£300
12Agricultural Holding with Farmhouse and CottageDoncaster Farm house and Cottage22.351£900
13Block of Arable Land with vacant possession 29th September, 1953Part of Doncaster Farm81.847£4,000
14CottageOne of Stoneham Estate Cottages Nos. 35-360.070£120
15No. 5 Magpie Lane5, Magpie Lane0.175£450
16Nos. 188 and 192 Chestnut Avenue, with vacant possession 29th September, 1953Durmans farmhouse0.545No sale
17Arable Field and AllotmentsPart of Durmans19.726£1,600
18AllotmentsStrip between Wide Lane and the railway line, at North Stoneham Farm2.433No sale
19Water Meadows and Decoy Covert, with vacant possession of 179 acres 29th September, 1953Water meadows at North Stoneham Farm and Swaythling Farm275.677£4,800
20Fishing Rights in the River Itchen, with vacant possessionItchen Fishery£2,000
21Swaythling Farm with House, Buildings and CottagesSwaythling Farm4.112£1,600
22Woodland site in handFronting Bassett Green Road at the junction with Wide Lane and Mansbridge Road0.120
23Building site, and woodland strip, part with vacant possessionA strip with a building plot, fronting the south side of Bassett Green Road1.036No sale
24Nos. 86 and 87 Bassett GreenStoneham Estate Cottages Nos. 86-870.430£190
25No. 92 Bassett GreenStoneham Estate Cottage No. 920.880£100
26Land zoned for Industrial DevelopmentFields near Woodside, north of the Eastleigh-Salisbury Railway10.325£650
27Rights of pasturagePasturage in Boyatt Meadow(9)£130
28DittoPasturage in Boyatt Meadow(8)No sale
29Manor Farm, Chilworth, with House, 6 Cottages and BuildingsChilworth Farm, with cottages nos. 5, 10, 11-12, 14, and Walnut Cottage292.942£7,250
30The Kennels, Chilworth, 2 Cottages and Buildings, with vacant possession 29th September, 1953The Kennels58.538
31Wrens CottageWrens Cottage0.835£300
32Roundabouts Wood with valuable oak timber, partly with vacant possessionRoundabouts Wood14.850£140
33Wrens Copse, with valuable oak timber and with vacant possessionWrens Copse16.647£420
34Misslebrooks Copse, with valuable oak timber and with vacant possessionMisslebrooks Copse13.943£240
35Pasture holding with BuildingsFields at the junction of Castle Lane and Green Lane7.044£410
36Accommodation LandLand adjoining Chilworth Tower12.684£250
37Garden LandNear Chilworth War Memorial0.281£20
38Kiln Farm, Packeridge, with 2 Cottages and BuildingsToothill Farm with Yew Tree Cottage66.940No sale
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