LOT 10. SPICE PITS FARM.
From the 1919 auction catalogue
The Farm House.
Containing four bed rooms, three sitting rooms, kitchen, scullery, pantry, with lean-to wash house and w.c.
Comprising : cart horse stable for four horses, bam with lean-to nag stable and harness room, calf pen, chicken house and coal shed, cow stall for nine cows and fodder room, open cattle sheds suitable for conversion to cow stalls, loose boxes, piggeries, trap house and cart shed. The whole farm comprising 74a. 1r. 3p. Of arable, pasture and woodland.
The occupiers were
Mr. W. Knight who paid £46. 16s. 0d per annum for 32a. On a yearly tenancy.
Messrs. R. Watt & sons who paid £36. Os. Od. Per annum for 28a. Ir. 27p. On a yearly tenancy.
Messrs. R. Watt & sons who paid £8. 0s. 0d. Per annum for 6a. Ir. 38p. On a yearly tenancy.
Mr. C. Brooks who paid £3. 0s. 0d. Per annum for 2a. 1r. 9p. On a yearly tenancy.
Mrs. Crosby who paid £2. 15s. Od. Per annum for la. 1r. 0p. On a half yearly tenancy.
There was 3a. 0r. 9p. Of woodland in hand. A total rental of £96. 11s. 0d. Per annum.
Spice Pits Farm House in 1981
Spice Pits Farmhouse now Tisbury's, in the 1990s