Six Acre Orc hard

Six Acre Orchard

One of several orchards in Newton Farm


Six Acre Orchard (Parcel 838), was a large orchard forming part of Newton Farm.

At the time of the 1846 Tithe Apportionment, Six Acre Orchard was owned by George Harbin and let to William Pope as part of Newton Farm. It was recorded as an orchard and was measured at 5a 0r 29p.

Six Acre Orchard (Parcel 838) was bordered on the north and east by Cowleaze (Parcel 837), on the south by Little Middle Hills (Parcel 825) and to the west by Yonder Paddock (Parcel 839).

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. Six Acre Orchard (Parcel 838) is at centre right.