Historic former village pub to be auctioned with guide price of …
A former village pub that closed in 2016 is to go under the hammer at auction with a guide price of £450,000. The Hume Arms, in Main Street, Torksey, is to be auctioned by Brown & Co in an online sale at 3pm on April 26. The 6,000 sq ft property is set in 1.47 acres and comes with planning permission to convert it into a six bedroomed house.
Brown & Co describes its as follows: “A substantial former public house, believed to date to the early 19th century, with full planning permission to convert into a six bedroom home, is one of 18 lots for sale with the County Property Auction.“
James Mulhall, residential and auction sales manager, said: “The former public house, extending to around 6,000 sq ft, set in around 1.47 acres, will need a full programme of refurbishment and interested parties may also wish to explore further development potential on the site as it will be sold with no development clawback.”
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The Hume Arms is believed to date from 1818, when it was then called the Talbott Inn. By 1836, it had been renamed the Hume Arms, after the Hume family who acquired the manor and estate. The pub closed in 2008, then reopened, before closing again in 2016.
In 2020, Rugby Property Assets Ltd applied for planning permission to turn the pub into a development of nine ‘affordable’ homes. But residents said the building had a significant and prominent position in the village with an extensive history.
Planning permission was granted in February this year for the change of use of ground floor from public house to form additional residential living space with an annexe, including internal and external alterations, a boundary wall and hedges.
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