Middle Paddock

Middle Paddock

A field of the Newton Surmaville Estate


Middle Paddock (Parcel 840), was a field forming part of the Newton Surmaville Estate that was not leased out as Newton Farm.

At the time of the 1846 Tithe Apportionment, Middle Paddock was owned and occupied by George Harbin. It was recorded as pasture for grazing livestock and measured 5a 2r 16p.

Middle Paddock (Parcel 840) was bordered on the east by Yonder Paddock (Parcel 839), to the south by Garland's Coppice (Parcel 825), to the west by Newton Road and to the north by Rookery (Parcel 848).

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. Middle Paddock (Parcel 840) is at the centre.