Willow Lodge

1894 OS map

Croydon Chronicle and East Surrey Advertiser – Saturday 18 July 1908


By order of the Lord of the Manor. Beddington Corner, Surrey. Robt. W. FULLER. MOON & FULLER Have received instructions to Sell by Auction at the Mart, Tokenhouse Yard, E.C., on Monday, July 20th, at Two o’clock, in one or more lots.

ABOUT 50 ACRES OF VALUABLE FREEHOLD LAND (including Willow Farm House, Willow Lodge, a double Cottage. Farm Building, and several glasshouses), having frontages of upwards of 1,500 ft. to Goat Road and Willow Lane and about 1,820ft. to Tramway Path.

The above occupies an important position close to Mitcham Junction Station and about five minutes’ walk from the Croydon and Tooting Electric Trams, and is at present let at rental, amounting to £263 per annum ; but possession can be had on short notice. Valuable water rights appertain to the property, and a portion is believed to contain a valuable bed of gravel. The land is adapted for development for building purposes, a portion being suitable for the erection of manufacturers premises, another portion for small villas and artisans’ dwellings, and other portions for watercress bed., market garden purposes, nursery grounds, floriculture, horticulture, and the erection of glass houses.

Printed Particulars, with plan, and Conditions of Sale may be obtained at the place of Sale ; of the Vendors’ Solicitors, Messrs. Witham, Kell, Munster & Weld, 1, Gray’s Inn Square, W.C.; of Messrs. Chart, Sons & Reading, Architects and Surveyors, Union Bank Chambers, Croydon, and Vestry Hall, Mitcham ; and at the Auctioneers’ Offices, 83, High Street, Croydon, and Purley. Croydon, Reigate, and Epsom.

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