1803 sale details for Muffets, North Mymms
The first page of the brochure for the sale of Muffets
The brochure for the sale in 1803 of Muffets has been loaned to this site by local historian Peter Miller so that it can be uploaded for others to view. The sale included Hawkshead House, Abdale House, the Manor Tollgate, 361 acres of timbered park, a 57 acre deer park, three compact farms with "excellent homesteads and labourers cottages" totalling 1168 acres. Also in the sale was The Home Park at 57 acres including six "substantial" cottages, and The Wood Lands, 234 acres, including four "commodious" cottages. You can access a pdf of the brochure via the link below. The sale of the 150 acre site included a "commodious" family house with "suitable offices", a coach house and stables.
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