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Valuation Survey - Wickhamford (assessment number 978)

Assessment Number
National Archives Field Book Reference
Date Inspected
13 Jan 1915
Present-day Address or Approximate Location
The Village

Property description

Agricultural Land & Greenhouse
Estimated Extent
1a 2r 0p
Interest of Owner
The Village
Ordnance No 25, strong loam land with sandy subsoil, enclosed from pasture field by wire and with quick fences on south and west sides. There are 3 blocks of glasshouses built early in 1906 and 1907 giving 37,230 sq ft and heated by hot water pipes from 3 boilers, one open pit-well 16 ft deep, wind pump and galvanised iron tank on brick pillar. Wood and iron office, wood and iron store, iron stable and good ash road giving approach to main street. Glasshouses 150' x 15' x 3 houses = 6750 sq ft, 150' x 30' x 4 houses = 18,000 sq ft, 130' x 30' x 4 houses = 12,480 sq ft. Total 37,230 sq ft.

Occupier, owner and rent details

Occupier's name
Hubert Lindsell RICHARDS
Owner's Name
Hubert Lindsell RICHARDS
Address of Owner (as in Valuation Book or Provisional Valuation)
Bench Hill, Evesham
Rent Amount
£97 10s
Date of former sales (prior to Lady Day 1909) and cost
December 1907 - £100 per acre or £325 altogether (includes 979)

Valuation details

Valuation Notes
Includes 979
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)£200
Total Value (gross value, with deductions made for any fixed charges, rights of way and rights of common)£2100
Assessable Site Value£200
Deductions for buildings and structures (when working out the full site value)£1885
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)£1900

Provisional valuation and sale details

Provisional Valuation Date Confirmed
Not served 15/1/1915

Additional information

Land Valuation Survey Maps
Views maps (E&F)