Home Orc hard

Home Orchard

One of several orchards in Newton Farm


Home Orchard (Parcel 842), was a small orchard forming part of Newton Farm.

At the time of the 1846 Tithe Apportionment, Home Orchard was owned by George Harbin and let to William Pope as part of Newton Farm. It was recorded as an orchard and it measured 1a 1r 0p.

Home Orchard (Parcel 842) was bordered on the north by Orchard Below the House (Parcel 844), to the east by Newton Farmhouse and Garden (Parcel 843), to the south by Yonder Paddock (Parcel 839) and on the west by The Orchard (Parcel 841).

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.


TThe 1842 Tithe Map showing the Newton Surmaville Estate shaded mid-green and the parcels of Newton Farm shaded light green. Home Orchard (Parcel 842) is at the centre.