14.44 Acres (5.843 Hectares)

 Land at Hacks Drove and Baston Outgang Road, Baston Fen


The land comprises of an arable enclosure which lies on the outskirts of Baston Fen as shown on the Ordnance Survey plan shaded and outlined red (NOT TO SCALE).

 Agricultural Land and Soil Classification

 The land is classified as Grade 2 Agricultural Land on the DEFRA Agricultural Land Classification Map of England and Wales. The soil classification of this land is Soilscape 5 – Freely Draining Lime-Rich Loamy Soils which is well suited to spring and autumn sown cereals and other crops.  The land is mostly nitrate vulnerable.


The Tenure is Freehold with vacant possession on completion.


The land has 2 vehicular accesses one from the North West corner of Hack’s Drove and the other is off Baston Outgang Road.

Back Cropping

2018               Winter Wheat

2019               Winter Wheat

2020               Spring Barley

2021               Winter Wheat

2022               Sugar Beet


Drainage Rates were payable to Welland and Deepings Internal Drainage Board and are £95.21 for the period to 31st March 2022.

Basic Payment Scheme

The land is registered with the Rural Payments Agency under the Basic Payment Scheme however NO ENTITLEMENTS will pass with the sale of the land.

Environmental Stewardship Scheme


To the best of our knowledge the land has not been entered into an Environmental Stewardship Scheme(s).

 Tenantright and Dilapidations

There will be no charge for Tenantright made by the outgoing Owner or Occupier and in return the Purchaser(s) will make no claim whatsoever for Dilapidations (if any) against the Vendors or the outgoing Tenant(s)

 Quotas and Contracts

 There are no contracts or quotas passing with the land.

Sporting Rights, Minerals and Timber

 The vendor has confirmed that the Sporting Rights are included in the sale.

NOTE:  In respect of minerals, please see the overage clause below.

Overage Clause (Mineral extraction)

The Vendors will claim the benefit of an uplift/overage provision of all or part of the land parcel being sold should any mineral extraction occur for a period of 25 years from the date of completion of the sale with the percentage of uplift being 50% over and above the existing land value at that time.  The uplift/overage clause will only be activated should minerals be discovered in the land and consent has been obtained for mineral extraction.

 Wayleaves, Rights of Way and Easements

 The land will be sold subject to all existing Rights of Way, public or private, and all easements and wayleaves where applicable.

Plans and Schedules

The plans have been prepared as accurately as possible and are shown for identification purposes only, they are NOT TO SCALE.  Land areas are based upon those stated on the relevant Ordnance Survey Plans and may vary with those stated on the Rural Land Register produced by the Rural Payments Agency.

Value Added Tax

In the event of a sale of the land or any rights attached to it becoming a chargeable supply for the purposes of VAT, such Tax will be payable by the Purchaser(s) in addition to the purchase price.


By arrangement:      Messrs Hix and Son  28 Church Street  Holbeach   Spalding  Lincolnshire  PE12 7LL

Telephone: 01406 422777

A copy of the particulars must be to hand when viewing the land and it is the responsibility of all prospective purchasers to ensure they take suitable Health and Safety Precautions.  The land will inevitably have rough surfaces and trip hazards within the site area and under any crop growing which should not be damaged in any way.  Neither the Vendors nor the Agents accept any liability for damage or injury to persons or property as a result of viewing the property and parties do so at their own risk.