Ten Acres

Ten Acres

A field near the bank of the River Yeo


Ten Acres (Parcel 833), was a field close to the bank of the River Yeo.

At the time of the 1846 Tithe Apportionment, Ten Acres was owned by George Harbin and let to William Pope as part of Newton Farm. It was recorded as meadow for producing hay and measured 9a 0r 33p.

Ten Acres (Parcel 833) was bordered to north by Pond Close (Parcel 834), to the east by Little Rough Mead (Parcel 832), to the south by Horse Leaze (Parcel 830) and to the west by Cowleaze (Parcel 837).

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. Ten Acres (Parcel 833) is at centre right.