BODIAM CASTLE ESTATE 1917
In the 1860s George Cubitt, later 1st Baron Ashcombe of
Dorking and Bodiam Castle , began purchasing land in Bodiam.
In 1864 he purchased Bodiam Castle and continued to purchase land in
Bodiam up until 1907.
died in February 1917 and Lord Curzon purchased the Bodiam properties.
Only wishing to keep the Castle, Lord Curzon put the
land, known as the Bodiam Castle Estate, for sale by public auction in
Below is a copy of the sale catalogue from the Elsam archives.
you are interested in the history of the Bodiam Castle Estate you can
find more detailed information at the National Archives.
The link below will take you to a page with the Bodiam information.
You will need to scroll quite a way down the page.
You may find it easier to use the find "Bodiam" facility.
There is also a map of Bodiam showing the properties in the auction.
As this is a large document I have put it in a separate file which can
be accessed here.