Huddersfield Chronicle (15/May/1869) - Sales by Auction: Drawers' Row

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Valuable COTTAGE PROPERTY for Sale, situate at Park Gate, Berry Brow, near Huddersfield.

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, by Mr. EDDISON, at the house of Mr. R. D. Hobson, the Black Bull Inn, at Berry Brow aforesaid, on Monday, the 14th day of June, 1869, at Seven o'clock in the evening, subject to such conditions of Sale as will be then and there produced:—

ALL those Thirteen Stone-built COTTAGE DWELLING-HOUSES, with Gardens at the front and back, together with the Outbuildings and Appurtenances thereto belonging, situate at Park Gate. Berry Brow aforesaid, and known by the name of Drawers' Row, and now in the several occupations of Thomas Beaumont, Henry Blakeley, Benjamin Riley, Mrs. Taylor, and others, as tenants thereof.

The property is held under Sir John William Ramsden, Bart., as tenant from year to year, on payment of the annual ground of £2, with a promise of a lease for 99 years or 999 years, at an increased ground rent. It is in good tenantable repair, well supplied with excellent water, in the occupation of respectable tenants, and presents a most favourable opportunity for investment.

The gross annual rental is £58 2s. 8d.

The respective tenants will show the premises, and further information may be obtained on application to the Auctioneer, 26, High Street, Huddersfield; or to Mr. LORD, Solicitor, Ashton-under-Lyne.