A large pasture of Newton Farm


Cowleaze (Parcel 837), was a large pasture forming part of Newton Farm.

At the time of the 1846 Tithe Apportionment, Cowleaze was owned by George Harbin and let to William Pope as part of Newton Farm. It was recorded as pasture for grazing livestock and measured 20a 2r 10p.

Cowleaze (Parcel 837) was bordered on the north by House Mead (Parcel 835), Withey Bed (Parcel 836) and Pond Close (Parcel 834), to the east by Ten Acres (Parcel 833) and Horse Leaze (Parcel 830), to the south by Grove (Parcel 827), Little Middle Hills (Parcel 826) and Six Acre Orchard (Parcel 838) and to the west  by the Farm House and Orchard (Parcel 843).

For details on historic land measurement (ie acres, roods and perches) click here.



This map, based on the descriptions in the 1589 Terrier and the 1846 Tithe Map of Yeovil shows the approximate boundaries of the Manors of Kingston and Hendford as well as the manorial three-field system used in Kingston.


The 1842 Tithe Map showing the Newton Surmaville Estate shaded mid-green and the parcels of Newton Farm shaded light green. Cowleaze(Parcel 837) is at centre right.