A rare late 17th century brass-studded leather chest from a famed Devonian manor has turned up at auction in Wiltshire, where it is expected to make up to £5,000.
Made by Charles II’s own cabinet maker, Richard Pigg Junior, the metre-wide chest was illustrated in a 1950 edition of Country Life which detailed the interior of Knightstone Manor near Ottery St Mary. At the time,...
A recent house clearance by Chilcotts Auctioneers unearthed a cup which turned out to have a fascinating story behind it, as a tale of maritime history and heroism came to the fore.
It transpired that the cup was awarded to Capt. Thomas Tolson Edwards of the British Steam Ship ‘Illyrian’, a huge ship that regularly transported people and goods from Britain to the United States in the...
A gold lifesaving medal, awarded to Samuel Lake by 150 years ago, is estimated to sell for up to £10,000 in the Charterhouse two day auction on Thursday 15th & Friday 16th December,
“Samuel Lake was awarded a gold Albert Medal in 1866 for saving 450 Muslim pilgrims. Returning from Mecca, the pilgrims were aboard the sailing ship Diamond which ran into trouble and was wrecked off...
An investment opportunity comprising two cottages and more in a popular village on the edge of Dartmoor is going under the auctioneer’s gavel.
Semi-detached 1 and 2 Long Cottages, and two-storey detached Lutton Chapel Cottage in Ivybridge are among the West Country lots listed for sale by the regional land and property auctioneers Clive Emson in June.
A motor sales and MOT garage with a flat on a large site with development potential in Plymouth is coming to auction.
The Hilltop Garage in Austin Crescent has a freehold guide price of £275,000 to £325,000. It is among the West Country lots listed for sale by the regional land and property auctioneers Clive Emson in June.