Document ReferenceMi 3 E 453/1-10
TitleDraft contract for sale from 11th Baron Middleton to Nottingham Corporation of Wollaton Hall and Park, and land adjoining the northern boundary of the said park 1925, with earlier draft versions; 1924-1925
Extent10 items
Content DescriptionFirst Party: Michael Guy Percival Willoughby, 11th Baron Middleton (1).

Second Party: Mayor, Aldermen and Citizens of Nottingham (2).

Agreement between (1) and (2), whereby (1) agrees to sell to (2) the Capital mansion house known as Wollaton Hall situated in the parish of Wollaton, plus an area of 23 acres and 2 roods of land adjoining. Includes all minerals. Also the surface of Wollaton Park and minerals underlying up to a depth of 60 feet, situated partly in the parish of Wollaton and partly in the City of Nottingham. Described in the Schedule. Includes the strip of land between the walls of the park and the public highway, so far as can be conveyed.

Also several parcel of land situated on the northern side of main road from Nottingham to Ilkeston, opposite the northern boundary of Wollaton Park. Comprised in lease to (2) dated 1 Dec. 1921.

Also the surface and soil up to a depth of 60 feet of a piece of land containing reservoirs in the parish of Wollaton. Includes the exclusive right to take water from the reservoirs and wells.

Includes clauses regarding the laying of water supply pipes, and the right to erect a pump house if the supply of power by Frederick William Brown of Wollaton Saw Mills is discontinued.

Includes the Right to flow water from the fishpond at Harrison's Plantation to the lake at Wollaton Park.

Includes 4 stone statues, 19 lead vases and convex pavement leading from the stables to the gardens and from the gardener's house to the kitchen garden.

List of reservations to (1), including the right to sell or remove furniture and fixtures from Wollaton Hall and outbuildings, the right to keep his documents in the muniment room at Wollaton Hall for a set term

Consideration: £200,000.

First Schedule: Schedule of property conveyed. Total area of land is 802.065 acres.

Second and Third Schedules: Particulars of Tenancy Agreements affecting the property. Provides name of tenant, term and rent.

Refers to two plans, which are not present.
Termestate business, conveyances, Wollaton Park (Nottinghamshire)

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA470Willoughby; Michael Guy Percival (1887-1970); 11th Baron Middleton1887-1970
NA53129Nottingham, Mayor, Aldermen and Citizens of
PL99392Wollaton Hall/Nottingham/Nottinghamshire/England
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