Property Details for Robert Bevan's Cottage, Marlpits 1926
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C.G.A. Bartlett, Estate Office,
Land Agent Honiton.
Agricultural & Tenant Right Valuer
Telephone No 4.
29th April, 1926.
Mrs R. P. Bevan, 14 Adamson Road, Hampstead, N.W.
1925/6 C. G. A. Bartlett Dr
Oct. On your instructions to sell Marlpit, Luppitt, by private treaty
Preparing and circulating particulars of the property
Apl. 14 Commission on the sale of the property to Miss Jacobs,
with the furniture and effects remaining there for the sum of
Three Hundred and Twenty Five Pounds.
Oct 24 Notice in Dalton’s Weekly 3:0
Nov 7 .. .. .. .. 3:6
Nov 14 .. .. .. .. 3:6
Mar 23 .. .. .. .. 3:6 13: 6
16: 18: 6
Sum received from Mrs Bell for certain items
as agreed with you......... 1 : 0 : 0
£15 : 18 : 6
[Handwritten over a stamp:]
30 April 1926
[End of estate agent’s invoice]
[Typescript property details:]
“Marlpits”, Luppitt, DEVON.
Freehold two-storied Cottage in small garden and orchard on Luppitt Common. Garden newly stocked with fruit bushes, etc. Good bearing apple trees. Ten minutes walk from Luppitt Village, (Post Office, Shop, Inn, Church, Smithy).
Station: Honiton (5–6 miles), main London-Exeter line.
Telegrams and Telephone: Honiton or Upp-Ottery (2–3 miles).
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The Cottage is soundly built of stone with slate roof, brick chimneys, lattice casement windows. It is in a thorough state of repair, considerable sums of money having been spent on it in the last three years. It is dry and weather-proof.
Water is obtained from a good well and is plentiful. (The purchaser could at small expense tap one of the springs just above the house and bring water even on to the upper floor).
Sanitation. Newly built, sound and clean Earth Closet on brick pillars at back of cottage. Repainted winter of 1924–25.
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Good sized living-room with large open fireplace.
Wood-room and Toolhouse.
Two good Bedrooms. (One could be used
cut in the roof at the back of the
The front faces approximately S.E., looking over the
garden and orchard with a fine view right down the Valley.
There are good walks in the neighbourhood, which is
exceptionally varied and beautiful in scenery.
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A certain amount of simple and useful furniture, linen, bedding, crockery, an
There is, I am told, a Tennis Club at the Vicarage. The owner of the cottage
There is an annual nominal rent of 10/- a year to the Manor. Rates and taxes
R.A. Bevan, 14 Adamson Road, Hampstead, N.W.3.
[Handwritten:] Price: £
[End of property details]
EVERY & PHILLIPS, Honiton,
T. PHILLIPS, M.A., L.L.S.
[Typescript with ‘19’ in letterhead:] 1st May 1926.
Miss Jacobs has today completed the purchase of Marlpits Luppitt and we
enclose our cheque for £196. 6. 8.
made up as follow
Purchase money 300. 0. 0.
Furniture 25. 0. 0.
£325. 0. 0.
Mr T. Northcote principal and interest
in full settlement 104. 10. 0.
Mr C. G. A. Bartlett’s Account
(enclosed) 15. 18. 6.
Our charges 8. 4. 10. 128. 13. 4.
£196. 6. 8.
pay off, but we settled the matter by paying £4.10.0. which included the interest
from the 28th January last.
[Signature:] Every & Phillips.
Mrs S. Bevan,
14 Adamson Road,
Mrs S. Bevan,
Dr to Messrs. Every & Phillips, Solicitors. £ s d
Apl & May 1926. To Professional charges in relation to
deducing title, preparing and completing Contract
and Conveyance of Marlpits, Luppitt, Devon sold by
you to Miss Jacobs for £300 including attendances
and correspondence 6 13 4
The like for Reconveyance from Mr T. Northcote
to Yourself of mortgage held by him for £100 1 8 0
Payments £ s d
Stamp on Contract 6
do. Reconveyance 6
Postages, registration &c. 2 6
£8. 4. 10.
[Handwritten on stamp:]
Paid in account
1 May 1926
Every & Phillips
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Property Details for Robert Bevan's Cottage, Marlpits, 1926, in Helena Bonett, Ysanne Holt, Jennifer Mundy (eds.), The Camden Town Group in Context, Tate Research Publication, May 2012, https://www