Home Orchard 2

Home Orchard 2

One of several orchards of the Newton Surmaville Estate


Home Orchard 2 (Parcel 846), was a small orchard forming part of the Newton Surmaville Estate that was not leased out as Newton Farm.

At the time of the 1846 Tithe Apportionment, Home Orchard 2 was owned and occupied by George Harbin. It was recorded as an orchard and measured 1a 2r 0p.

Home Orchard 2 (Parcel 846) was bordered on the north by Brick Mead (Parcel 845), on the east by Orchard Below the House (Parcel 844), to the south by The Orchard (Parcel 841) and on the west by Newton House garden.

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 2 (Parcel 846) is at the centre.