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Valuation Survey - Wickhamford (assessment number 961)

Assessment Number
National Archives Field Book Reference
Date Inspected
19 Jan 1915
Present-day Address or Approximate Location
Longdon Hill - Sunny Bank

Property description

Agricultural Land
Estimated Extent
16a 3r 2p
Interest of Owner
Longdon Hill - Sunny Bank
Ordnance No 135 fruit plantation: below road, good heavy land; above road, cold and sour at far end and gets lighter towards main road; above crossroad is out of flood level but exposed to east winds. Approximately 4 acres apples: Newtons, Grenadiers, Bismark, Suffields, Grosvenors, Ecklinvilles, Sterlings, Worcester. Mixed plums: Prunes, Damascenes, Victorias, Pershores, Herons, Orleans, Prolifics, Autumn Comp,White Magnum, Coes late Red, Czars, Monarchs, Belle de Louvain. Trees are at their prime, 15 to 17 years old.

Occupier, owner and rent details

Occupier's name
Owner's Name
Address of Owner (as in Valuation Book or Provisional Valuation)
The Orchard, Benge Hill, Bengeworth, Evesham
Rent Amount
Date of former sales (prior to Lady Day 1909) and cost
16 Nov 1895 - £1800

Valuation details

Gross Value (amount which the land might be expected to make on the open market, free of any encumbrances)£2100
Full Site Value (amount which remained after deducting the value of the buildings, etc, from the gross value of the land)£1405
Total Value (gross value, with deductions made for any fixed charges, rights of way and rights of common)£2020
Assessable Site Value£1325
Deductions for buildings and structures (when working out the full site value)£20
Deductions for fruit trees (when working out the full site value)£650
Deductions for other things growing or on the land (when working out the full site value)£25
Deductions made for fixed charges, etc (when working out the Total Value)£695
Deductions made for things such as easements, tithes, public rights of way when arriving at market value£80 (tithes)

Provisional valuation and sale details

Provisional Valuation Date Confirmed
Not served 16/3/1915

Additional information

Land Valuation Survey Maps
Views maps (E)