The 1948 Sale
documents relating to Auction on Saturday 25th September 1948 at the
Royal Hotel, Norwich, by Francis Horner & Son at 12 noon in 3 lots. (Copy at
Norfolk Record Office).
miles from Norwich, Particular and Conditions of Sale of the Charming Freehold
Residence and Grounds, The Lodge, Mulbarton... and the Deep Soil Well-farmed
Residential Agricultural Occupation, The Lodge Farm extending to 255 acres 2
rood 33 perches [as amended by hand on original document] and including
seven cottages and also a valuable enclosure of accommodation land..."
Lot 1 -
"Freehold residence and grounds near Mulbarton Common and adjoining the
Mulbarton - Swainsthorpe Road and being The Lodge, Mulbarton, built of
brick, cement rendered and colour washed with slate roof..."
Ground floor -
pillared entrance portico; entrance lobby; staircase; drawing room opening to
verandah; smoke room opening to front drive; cloak room; side hall and garden
entrance; drawing room [amended to 'dining room'], servery, morning
Annex - store
room, kitchen with 'double oven Reeve Range', 2 store rooms, cellerage, larder,
servants' hall, lavatory, scullery
First Floor -
Landing, 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, chambermaids' closet, secondary landing and
maids' staircase, 4 maids' rooms
electricity; water pumped from a well; drainage 'on modern principles by
cesspool and soakaway'
room, riding stables, stores, brick and thatch garden room.