Period & Modern Household Furniture & Effects

Date: Wednesday 22nd May 2024 at 9:30am

Location: AUCTION: Stanhope Hall, Horncastle. VIEWING: Sale Room, Queen Street, Horncastle

Viewing: Tuesday 21st May 1.00-4.00 pm; Sale day from 8.30 am

ENTRIES CLOSE Weds. 24th April

Our Auctions for 2024 are to be held online via and in-person at Stanhope Hall, Horncastle. We welcome customers, both old and new, for some live action and in-person bidding...


This will be available to view online with our hosts approximately one week prior to the sale. A printable text only version will be available to download from this website.

In addition limited, unillustrated paper copies can be made available, on request to the auctioneers.


Bidding shall be made online, via commission bid or in person in our Auction Room.

Online Bidding - Buyers will need to pre-register with, please contact them direct for confirmation of terms.

Commission Bids - these may be left directly with the auctioneers (Robert Bell & Company) up to 5:00 p.m. on the eve of Sale.


Open viewing will be available on the Tuesday prior at the Sale Room, Queen Street, Horncastle, 1.00 - 4.00 pm and on Sale Day from 8.30 am. Photographs of all lots will be available to view on 

Please note: We sell via photographs displayed on large screens in the Auction Room at Stanhope Hall - the goods themselves will remain in-situ at our Queen Street sale room


We ask wherever possible payment is made by direct-transfer or card over the telephone; cash and card payments accepted at the Auction Room on sale day. Any payment by cheque will need to be discussed and agreed prior with the auctioneers.

Collection, Postage & Shipping

The auctioneers DO NOT offer an in-house postage and packing service. Lots may be collected in person by appointment. It is appreciated that online purchasers will not always find it possible or convenient to collect in person. If you wish to use your own courier please do so, however we do not accept any courier who is not prepared to pack your item. Alternatively the following specialist provider offers a direct bespoke service and is already with familiar with auctioneers in the region:

Pack & Send Lincoln t. 01522 300220 e.

Pack & Send do not deal in furniture and larger items, thus a purchaser must make their own arrangements by appointment with the auctioneers for the collection of furniture.

Please Note: All lots are to be collected strictly within 7 days of the Sale date, to avoid storage charge and in order we can begin arranging the following sale.

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