NOW LET: New Road Cottage, New Road Merton, Okehampton, EX20 3EG - £695.00 pcm

A charming detached Grade II listed cottage set in the village of Merton. The ground floor of the property includes a kitchen, sitting room and bathroom with two double bedrooms on the first floor. There is an enclosed garden with parking space for two cars. Additional garden is availble by seperate negotiation. Available from mid-March 2017.


But our power for good or evil in this world’s affairs in a countryside is enormous

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892

We are trustees for life of the countryside

– 22nd Baron Clinton, 2002

to set out against the Scots, the King’s enemies and rebels

– Instructions given by Edward 1 to John de Clinton on 8th April 1298, prior to him leading the Royal army to victory at the Battle of Falkirk. As a direct result the Clinton Barony was formed on 22nd July 1299

Handing over something more valuable than we have today,

– Estates ethos

…and the Lord Clinton was, by the whole Council, brought to the King’s presence, who after like thanks was given, was pleased that he should be made High Admiral of England and one of his Privy Council…

– Official record of appointment of 9th Baron Clinton as Lord High Admiral for life on 4th May 1550