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News and Comment June 2016

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4 June (Part 1) - Last orders

Leather Bottle Leather BottleEverything’s got to go to cope with the ever increasing population and in ten days time it will be the turn of the 17th century, Grade II listed Leather Bottle pub in Belvedere.

Nothing can stop its demise, Bexley Council’s planning portal, one of the few parts of their website that isn’t broken, confirms that their permission is not required. So here’s today’s picture of another piece of Bexley history condemned to oblivion to remember it by.

With thanks to BiB reader Sharon you can get a rough idea below of what it sold for…

Agent Fleurets has sold the freehold of the Ye Olde Leather Bottle in Belvedere, Bexley, London, for 20% above the guide price of £600,000 to £700,000.

Simon Bland, of Fleurets, said: “Interest in the Leather Bottle was both immediate and very keen, resulting in the number of offers received easily reaching double figures and the final price achieved exceeding initial expectations. This is further clear evidence of the strength of demand we are experiencing and consistent with a number of other recent successful sales we have completed in south east London and into Kent.

”The property is a 17th century, grade II listed building, situated on Heron Hill, a stones throw away from Lesnes Abbey Woods. (Scroll half way down the page.)


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