1853 – Sale of Conisbrough Castle


1853, July 30, Sheffield Independent

Sale by Messrs Chinnock and Goldsworthy

Reversionary Life Estate

Important sale – a net income of £9900 per annum, arising out of extensive freehold estates, receivable upon the deceased Sackville Walter Lane Fox Esq., aged 56, during the life of his son, Sackville George Lane Fox Esq. aged 25, with Life Policies on the latter of ample amount

Messes Chinnock and Goldsworthy have received instructions to sell by Auction, at the mart, London, on Thursday, August 11 the above valuable and important

Reversionary Life Estate

Devised by the well of the late Duke of Leeds, producing a net income of £9900 per annum, arising out of extensive freeholder estates, in Yorkshire, consisting of several large compact and highly cultivated farms, in the townships of Appleton, Catterick, Turstall, Craken Hall, Langthorne and East Brompton, all of which are situated in the North Riding; also out of the Impropriate times of East Appleton and theChaytor estate, together with the distinguished residents known asORAN house, now in the occupation of the Honourable John Dundas this, been a pure specimen of modern Tudor style of architecture, lying in the midst of the delightful and highly picturesque scenery of the Swale and the Hambledon Hill’s, and surrounded by luxury and Meadows sloping to the River; it contains a suite of normal reception room, and every requisite for its occupation by a family of distinction; rising also out of holiday states, lying in the West riding, comprising several extensive and highly productive farms, been portions of the townships of South Anston, Dinnington, Harthill, Thorpe Salvin, Todwick, Wales, Waleswood, Treeton, Conisbrough, Barnsley, Wakefield, Stanley, cum, Wrenthorpe, and Alverstone cum Thorns

Conisbrough Castle

Including the romantic RUINS ofCONISBROUGH CASTLE, a fine specimen of early Saxon architecture, so eminently celebrated for its great historical associations, and as the foundation of the principle scenes in Sir Walter Scott’s novel of Ivanhoe; severalCORN and GRINDERY MILLS, LIME WORKS, STONE QUARIES,PUBLIC HOUSESetc and extensive holidays of Barnsley Wakefield Dewsbury and Norm first, producing some of the finest and most valuable call in Yorkshire.

The MANORIAL RIGHTSof most of the most townships are included, some being the most valuable character etc

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