Grade 1 & Grade 2 Arable Land
New Holland, Barrow upon Humber, North Lincolnshire

9.07 Acres (3.67 Hectares)

For Sale by Informal Tender
Closing Date: 12 Noon Friday 20th March

The Village of New Holland lies 0.8 miles to the north east of the land in question, with access taken from both Lincoln Castle Way for the northern section and Barrow Road for the southern section. Barton-upon-Humber is 5 miles to the west and Hull is 18 miles to the north (by road).

The land comprises two parcels of arable land, being classified as Grade 2 and Grade 3 on Sheet 99 of the Provisional Agricultural Classification Maps of England & Wales. The soils are identified by the Soil Survey of England & Wales as being from the “Newchurch 1” association, with their characteristics being “Clayey and fine silty soils” and “Burlingham 2” association, with their characteristics being “Loamy soils with slowly permeable subsoils.” These are capable of growing “cereals, sugar beets, potatoes and field vegetables” and “winter cereals, some field vegetables,” respectively.

OS Map Sheet RefNational Grid Field NoDescriptionArea
Claimable Area
TA 07239220Arable5.962.412.41
TA 08231305Arable3.111.261.26


The land is registered on the Rural Payments Agency Rural Land Register and has been used to activate Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements. There will be no transfer of entitlements as part of this sale. A copy of the relevant RLR map is available for inspection at the Selling Agents’ office by prior appointment or can be emailed on request. Prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of the same. Any statement within these particulars is given in good faith, but carries no warranty.

The land is offered freehold with vacant possession on completion.

The land has been laid down to Temporary Grass for the past four years. The last crop, five years ago, was Spring Barley.

Annual drainage rates are payable to the North East Lindsey Internal Drainage Board on both parcels.

There will be no tenantright payable, likewise there will be no consideration or allowance made whatsoever for dilapidations or any other deductions of any kind.

Early entry onto the land will be permitted prior to completion, subject to an exchange of contracts and a payment of a double deposit (20%).

All of the land lies within a designated Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.

The sale price is agreed on a VAT exclusive basis and the purchaser shall indemnify the Vendor for any VAT which may subsequently be payable.

There is a Wayleave Agreement with Northern Powergrid (Yorkshire) Plc in respect of the overhead line and associated poles crossing the southern parcel. There is also an Anglian Water sewer crossing the northern parcel, plans for which are available on request. In addition to this, the property is sold subject to any rights of way, reservation of minerals, water, drainage, sporting rights, other easements and wayleaves and all rights of access whether mentioned in these particulars or not.

Sporting & Timber rights are Included where owned.

Access for the northern parcel is taken directly off Lincoln Castle Way. The southern parcel is accessed via Barrow Road.

The Purchaser is obligated to erect and maintain a Lincolnshire style post and rail fence along the boundary marked with an inward “T”.

The area is within Flood Zone 3.

The land may be viewed at any reasonable time during daylight hours with a copy of these particulars.

The land is offered for sale by informal tender and the closing date for tenders is set for 12 noon Friday 20th March 2020.