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Valuation Survey - Wickhamford (assessment number 965)

Assessment Number
National Archives Field Book Reference
Date Inspected
9 Jan 1915
Present-day Address or Approximate Location
Wickhamford Manor, Manor Road

Property description

Estimated Extent
1a 3r 0p
Interest of Owner
Wickhamford Manor
Very old Manor House nicely restored, part stone, part timber and stone and tiled roof with nicely laid out grounds: flower beds, lawns, rose garden, flagged walks, old stone dovecote etc. Front door faces west with small porch and leads to entrance hall with doors off to playroom on north side, a damp room, board floor, 1 window to west and also passage and door to underground cellar; this part is heated by flues, the rest of the ground floor by stoves as there are no cellars under. From entrance hall opens the drawing-room facing east and also the best stairs lighted from west and the lounge hall facing east with doors to dining-room facing east and another door to the smoke-room, which again opens on to the rose garden. Door from lounge hall also opens to passage to the back door and kitchens. From back passage is door to flower room with washup sink etc (the old kitchen window faces onto the front door). Opposite side, housemaids' pantry facing south and back stairs. Swing door cuts off passage from kitchen facing north, with back door on opposite side of passage and under old hop kiln, larder, servants' hall.

Occupier, owner and rent details

Occupier's name
George Compton LEES-MILNE
Owner's Name
George Compton LEES-MILNE
Address of Owner (as in Valuation Book or Provisional Valuation)
The Manor, Wickhamford
Rent Amount
Date of former sales (prior to Lady Day 1909) and cost
August 1906 - £2500 (includes 966)

Valuation details

Valuation Notes
Includes 865, 966, 1002 and 1003 (total valuation acreage 7a 0r 29p)
Gross Value (amount which the land might be expected to make on the open market, free of any encumbrances)£3185
Full Site Value (amount which remained after deducting the value of the buildings, etc, from the gross value of the land)£335
Total Value (gross value, with deductions made for any fixed charges, rights of way and rights of common)£3175
Assessable Site Value£325
Deductions for buildings and structures (when working out the full site value)£2780
Deductions for timber (when working out the full site value)£10
Deductions for fruit trees (when working out the full site value)£60
Deductions made for fixed charges, etc (when working out the Total Value)£2850
Deductions made for things such as easements, tithes, public rights of way when arriving at market value£10 (public right of way - footpath)

Provisional valuation and sale details

Provisional Valuation Date Confirmed
Not served 22/3/1915

Additional information

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