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EASTON HALL, LINCOLNSHIRE.. Indenture for the sale of Easton Hall, Lincolnshire. Made 31 May 4 1606 between Sir Thomas Cave of Bagrave, Leics, Knight and James Bury of Bagrave, Gent and Henry Cholmeley of Birton alias Burton Corby Lincs., Knight and Jane Elizabeth his wife.1606

 Manuscript indenture on parchment (78 x 64 cm), signed and sealed by Sir Thomas Cave and James Bury, complete with two pendent wax seals. Easton Hall, a medieval manor house and village, lies just south of Grantham in Lincolnshire. The estate consisted of 460 acres and was purchased by Sir Henry Cholmeley in 1606 and was the ancestral home for 14 generations of the Cholmeley family. The house was demolished in 1952, but the walled garden, gatehouse and stables survived and are open to the public.

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