Item MCFC-IND-069-05 - Lease for one year of land and premises at Beckery Mill, Glastonbury and at Street, Somerset

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MCFC-IND-069-05

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Lease for one year of land and premises at Beckery Mill, Glastonbury and at Street, Somerset

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  • 24 March 1800 (Creation)

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One vellum sheet measuring approximately 56 cm x 52 cm comprising a lease for one year signed by John and Mary May of various property and land at Glastonbury and Street to James Patten and John Dampier. The property leased at Beckery Mill includes the bakehouse, furnace, dough troughs and tables as well as the mill house and two water grist mills (plus equipment) "containing and working two pair of stones under the same roof together with one malt kiln and two boulting mills for dressing flour", as well as the Mill Drove, the pastureland next to the mill known as Bridges or Brides and also a meadow known as Marshall Wall, much of which having been recently planted as orchards.

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