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Earliest information: 1796
Original estate: ? [Not Hungerford – not in Quit Rent rolls]
Common Rights? Yes (Frontage 24ft + 11ft = 35ft; 2 horses or 4 cows)
Date of current building: Early 19th century
Listed: Grade II

Thumbnail History:

Talmage (cooper) -> Buckeridge (blacksmith) -> Buckeridge (Vets) -> Neate (auctioneers, and estate agents) -> Wine Merchant (2009).

Description of property:

From Listed Building records: House, now house and offices. Early 19th century. Tiled roof, moulded timber eaves cornice, brick walls, side wall pebbledashed. Two storeys. Two glazing bar sashes with cambered heads and Sun Insurance plaque between them, ground floor has 20th century segmental bay window to left and narrow sash and entrance door under flat hood to right. Included for group value.

Photo Gallery:


Caviste, 108 High Street, Jan 2010


Dated brick on boundary wall with 107 High Street - "H.K 1888"


Dreweatt Neate, 108 High Street, Feb 2007

carter jonas may 2009
carter jonas may 2009

Carter Jonas takes over Dreweatt Neate, May 2009

dreweatt neate advert 1997
dreweatt neate advert 1997

Dreweatt Neate advert, 1997

wine rack - caviste
wine rack - caviste

NWN 19.11.2009

caviste 01
caviste 01

Promotional leaflet for Caviste, 2009

caviste 02
caviste 02

Promotional leaflet for Caviste, 2009

19870325 108 High Street (John Allen)
19870325 108 High Street (John Allen)

A W Neate's, 108 High Street, Mar 1987 (John Allen).

- Caviste, 108 High Street, January 2010.

- Dated brick on boundary wall with 107 High Street - "H.K 1888".

- Dreweatt Neate, 108 High Street, Feb 2007.

- Dreweatt Neate advert, 1997.

- Carter Jonas takes over Dreweatt Neate, May 2009.

- NWN 19th November 2009.

- Promotional leaflet for Caviste, 2009

- A W Neate's, 108 High Street, March 1987 (John Allen).


1753-61 (QR) - No entry

1774-1790 (QR) - No entry

1781 (CL) - No entry

1792 (UD) No Talmage

Talmage, Cooper, c.1796-c1830:

1796 (BK) William Talmage - cooper

1807 (CL) William Talmage

1818-23 (QR) - No entry

1819 (EA) Un-named

Buckeridge Blacksmiths, c.1830-c.1861:

1830 (PD) Thomas Buckeridge H/S Blacksmith

1832 (QR) - No entry

1836 (QR) - No entry

1841 (CS) Joseph Buckeridge (40) blacksmith
1843 (CL) Joseph Buckeridge
1844 (PD) Buckeridge (two entries in H/S: Jacob and Joseph)
1847 (CL) Joseph Buckeridge - own & occ of 108; also owner of 97 & 98 H/S; Edward Buckeridge occ of 106 H/S
1847 (KD) Joseph Buckeridge - blacksmith
1851 (CS) Joseph Buckeridge - farrier. empl 2 men
1861 (CS #38) Joseph Buckeridge (62), farrier; Mary (62), wife; Rebecca (32), daughter; James (22), son, farrier; William Stuck (3), visitor; Elizabeth Walter (16), servant.
1861 (CL) Joseph Buckeridge - own & occ

Buckeridge Veterinary surgeons c.1864-1896:

1864 (BD) Joseph Buckeridge - veterinary surgeon HS

1869 (PO) 3 Buckeridges in HS: Edward (blacksmith); George (tailor); and Joseph (veterinary surgeon). [NO ENTRY for Neate]

1871 (CS) William Buckeridge (41) - veterinary surgeon [NO NEATE in HS]

1877 (KD) Four Buckeridges in High Street(!): Alfred (blacksmith); Charles (baker); George (tailor); & William (vet). Arthur Webb Neate - land agent, auctioneer, & farmer, at Anvilles farm.

1881 (CS) William Buckeridge (51) vet (NO Neate in High Street).

1888 Dated brick on boundary wall with 107 HS to south. Unclear at present who is "H.K."!

1891 (KD) Alfred Buckeridge - vet. (A.W. Neate - land agent, auctioneer, & surveyor - 15 High Street and at Newbury).

1895 (KD) Alfred Buckeridge "RCVS Lond" vet. surgeon, and shoeing forge, HS. (A.W. Neate High Street, but where?)

Neate's Auctioneers and Estate Agents, 1896-2008:

1896 (CL) Arthur Webb Neate (own); Cornelius Trotman (occ). Rebecca Buckeridge (own NOT occ) of 97/98 High Street, Matilda Julia Buckeridge (occ) of 103 High Street - owned by devisees of Alfred Buckeridge
Note: "A.W. Neate" is scratched on window pane of 33 H/S - did Mr. Neate live there?

1902 (T&M register) Arthur Webb Neate (owner)
1903 (T&M Register) Wallace King (occupier)
1903 (KD) A.W.Neate. [NO ENTRY for any Buckeridge]

1914 (CL) Arthur Webb Neate (own); Wallace King (occ)

1920 (KD) A.W. Neate

Undated (T&M Register) A W Neate & Sons (owner)
1932 (QR #26) A.W. Neate & Sons, for "House late Talmage's then Buckeridge ", q.r. 6d.

1939 (BL) A.W. Neate & Sons, auctioneers, etc. - W. King

1939 (KD) A.W. Neate TN8

1947 (CL) Wallace King - auctioneer

1952 (CL) Mrs Mary Henderson King

1956-1963 (CL) John Edgar Pallett

1968 (T&M Register) Stephen Richmond Neate (owner)
1968-1983 (CL) John Edgar Pallett – Neates Estate Agents
1968 (T&M Register) John Edgar Pallett (occupier)

1969 (T&M Register) Personal representatives of Francis Webb & Stephen Richmond Neate (owners until 1972)

1972 (T&M Register) John Edgar Pallett & others (owners)

1976 was Neates "Centenary Year"

1983 (CL) John Edgar Pallett

1984 (CL) John Edgar Pallett

1985 (CL) John Edgar Pallett

See also: samples of A W Neate letter headings from c1980s.

1985 (Thomson Directory) Advert of Neates "Chartered Surveyors & Estate Agents, est. 1849 (sic!) Newbury, Thatcham, 108 H/S Hfd., Winchester, Marlborough & Swindon."

2000 (CL) John Edgar Pallett

2005 (CL) John Edgar Pallett

Sep 2008 This branch of Dreweatt Neate closed after 112 years on this site (during global financial crisis and property crash).

Caviste Wine Merchants 2009-2015:

28.11.2009 Caviste Independent Wine Merchant opened.

2011 (CL) Void

The Naked Grape, Wine Merchants, 2015-present:

May 2015 "The Naked Grape", wine merchants, opened.
2016 (CL) Barnaby Smith

See also:

- Advert for Dreweatt Neate Free Domestic Valuation 1997


BL=Blackett's Directory
CL= Commoners' List
CS= Census
EA= Enclosure Award
KD= Kelly's Directory
QR= Quit Rent Roll
UD= Universal British Directory