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Valuation Survey - Wickhamford (assessment number 956)

Assessment Number
National Archives Field Book Reference
Date Inspected
29 Jan 1915
Present-day Address or Approximate Location
Longdon Court, Longdon Hill

Property description

Estimated Extent
11a 2r 2p (956-958 combined)
Interest of Owner
Longdon Hill - Carrig
Ordnance No 144, heavy land, sloping west and north-west, a fair aspect for fruit and above frost level ground is not so good at farthest end from road. Fully planted with plum trees and a few apples on outsides: Ecklinvilles, Pershores, Victorias, Prolifics, damsons, Autumn Bono and Monarch, 3 good crops in last 4 years, about 20 years old. House brick (red and white) and tile, modern and good repair. 1st floor: 2 small bedrooms and 3 large bedrooms, water closet, bath and hot and cold. Ground floor: porch, entrance hall tiled, 3 sitting-rooms, kitchen, scullery and pantry all very small; paved yard with coals and wash-house. Tap water laid on; tennis lawn, conservatory. Cottage and buildings see 957.

Occupier, owner and rent details

Occupier's name
Owner's Name
Address of Owner (as in Valuation Book or Provisional Valuation)
Longdon Hill, Wickhamford
Rent Amount
Date of former sales (prior to Lady Day 1909) and cost
24 Mar 1914 - £3500

Valuation details

Valuation Notes
Includes 957 and 958
Gross Value (amount which the land might be expected to make on the open market, free of any encumbrances)£3213
Full Site Value (amount which remained after deducting the value of the buildings, etc, from the gross value of the land)£1098
Total Value (gross value, with deductions made for any fixed charges, rights of way and rights of common)£3150
Assessable Site Value£1035
Deductions for buildings and structures (when working out the full site value)£1500
Deductions for fruit trees (when working out the full site value)£600
Deductions for other things growing or on the land (when working out the full site value)£15
Deductions made for fixed charges, etc (when working out the Total Value)£2115
Deductions made for things such as easements, tithes, public rights of way when arriving at market value£63 (tithes)

Provisional valuation and sale details

Provisional Valuation Date Confirmed
Not served 16/3/1915
Person interested in the land (name)
George CADBURY Junior
Person interested in the land (address)
Bournville, Birmingham
Person interested in the land
Sale Notes
Sold for £3500

Additional information

Land Valuation Survey Maps
Views maps (E)
Photos of the property
2015 photo
2015 photo