Josiah Spode II (1754-1827) and The Mount Estate (Penkhull)
Sale of the Mount in 1875 - Auction details (2)
20a 1r 33p = the area of the Estate in Acres, Roods and Perches.
acre - measure of land, 4,840 sq. yds., 0.405 ha. [Old English]
rood - quarter of an acre. [Old English]
perch - measure of length, esp. for land, of 5½ yards. [Latin pertica pole]
questions/comments/contributions? email: Steve Birks