Aireborough Historical Society

1795 Land Sale Rawdon

Land Sale
Date April 1795
Location Rawdon
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                              "Rawden and Eccleshill

                                     To Be Sold At three o'clock on Friday the second day of May next at the Stansfield Arms , at Apperley Bridge, near Bradford:

     The following FREEHOLD ESTATES vis

A MESSUAGE or DWELLING-HOUSE called Red House in Rawden, in the Occupation of Roger Hardaker, with the Barn and other Outbuildings and the Garden  and Orchard belonging the same and Five Several Closes occupied therewith called Brick Kiln Close, The Meeting House Close, The Brow otherwise Bean Close, The Hill Close and The Square Close, containing Fifteen Days Work and a Half or thereabouts.


       Three Several Closes of LAND in Rawdon aforesaid called Rusby Close, Dam Close and Far Intack containing Ten Acres and Seventeen Perches in the occupation of Mr Joshua Green.


      Three Cottages or DWELLING-HOUSES and a Close of LAND with Lime Kiln built therein or thereupon now or late in the Occupation of Messrs Preston, Hird and Jarrett or their Undertenants and are situate near or adjoining to the Leeds and Liverpool Canal at Eccleshill.


       And a Close of LAND in Eccleshill aforesaid called Long Close containing Admeasurement two Acres, one Rood and eight Perches, now in the Occupation of William Fletcher or his Undertenants.


** In the Estate in Rawden is supposed to be a valuable Bed of Coal, which might be got to great Advantage -- The Estates in Eccleshill are Tythe-free.

The respective Tenants will show the Premises and particulars may be had by applying at Hardy and hailstones Office in Bradford"

Image courtesy of the British Newspaper Archive, research by Edwy Harling


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