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To be Sold by Auction on Friday the 21st day of August instant, between four and nine o’clock in the evening, at the Sun Inn, in Newport, Isle of Wight, the following estates and premises, situate at Wootton Bridge, in the said Island, in nine separate lots, viz.

Lot.1. The Tide Mill there, bearing or driving three pairs of stones, and capable of grinding and dressing weekly twenty loads of wheat, with commodious bakehouse for ship-bread, and wharf for lading and unlading vessels of 50 tons burthen, and a yard with pigsties therein, worth to be let at £300 per annum.

Lot.2. A Public House, known by the name of the Sloop, in the occupation of----Wyatt, widow, at £12 per annum.

Lot.3. Two cottages or tenements, the one unoccupied, and the other occupied by Thomas Chichell, Edward Warren and Richard Browne.

Lot.4. A piece of garden ground, about fifteen rods, more or less, occupied by Thomas Chichell, Edward Warren and Richard Browne.

Lot.5. A tenement and garden, occupied by William Harris at £3 per annum.

Lot.6. A dwellinghouse and two tenements called Mill House, occupied by Edward Warren and Richard Browne, at £7 per annum; held for two young lives, by Copy of the Rolls of the Manor of Briddlesford otherwise Wootton.

Lot.7. A dwellinghouse and three tenements, and a garden occupied by Joseph Jerom, Joseph Flux and William Stride at £10.10. per annum; held on lease for one life.

Lot.8. A tenement and Carpenter’s shop, occupied by Mark Duning, at £5 per annum, held on lease for one life.

Lot.9. The Reversion in Fee, expectant on the death of John Gawne, aged seventy years and upwards, and of James Gawne, his son, age forty years or thereabouts, of and in a messuage or tenement and garden, called Bridge House, with the appurtenances, late in the tenure of Elizabeth Hayward, widow, deceased, once called Elizabeth Kyre, spinster, let at one shilling per annum.

N.B. The purchaser of Lot.1 may have immediate possession thereof, and several implements and utensils on a valuation by two different persons, to be mutually fixed on by the vendor or vendee.

Further particulars may be known of Mr. Foquett, attorney at law, Newport and Mr. Joseph Jerom will show the lots.

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Hampshire Chronicle. 1st August 1789
Article by the courtesy of Mrs J. Salter.

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