Right back through the company’s existence Tamlyns has always had a strong link with the agricultural and rural community and this is still very much a cornerstone of Tamlyns professional department's work.
The professional services departments are based at our Bridgwater office and our team of highly experienced Surveyors, Land Agents, Valuers and Auctioneers continue to offer a wide range of related services, not just to the agricultural communities upon which the business was initially founded, but across all sectors.
Whether it be Property Survey or Professional Valuation related work via our Survey and Valuation Team, Planning and Building related work via our Drawing, Planning and Design department, Agricultural related work via our Land Agents or the valuation and sale of antiques and collectibles via our Auction Sale Rooms, Tamlyns Professional has the experience and knowledge to assist you.
Tamlyns has always had a strong Auction related theme running through the work that our professional departments undertake. Holding monthly antiques and collectibles sales from our auction rooms, regular outdoor dispersal sales and numerous land and property auctions every year, auctions are still a very prominent part of our business, over a century after Tamlyns was established.
Whatever the nature of the professional work we undertake, our team of dedicated, experienced staff pride themselves on providing honest, independent, expert advice and assistance to deliver to you a service that we can be proud of.
Dolls house modelled on author's home to be sold in August - Tamlyns’ Collectors sale on the 16th August will include an amazing dolls house, fully furnished and with accompanying history. The house is really a ‘miniature’ of The White Cottage, home to Howard and Marion Springs in Falmouth. Howard Springs was a successful author perhaps best known for ‘Fame is the Spur’ and ‘My Son! My Son!’. Marion constructed the house with help from her gardener/handyman and a cabinet maker in the home counties; many of the furniture and furnishings she made herself... Read More
Late 19th Century red glass hanging lamps with a secret past - A large pair of late 19th Century red glass hanging lamps reputed to have hung outside a brothel in Southampton, are to be sold next Wednesday, 27th July, at Tamlyns. Both lamps have their original burners and are in good, original condition – whether they ever did act as the traditional ‘beacon’ to a house of ill repute auctioneer Claire Rawle is not sure, but they are still very decorative, and if the story troubled you then perhaps they could have been used as port lights from a ship!.. Read More
Antiques Sale Report - June 21st, 2017 - An early 19th century mahogany three-pillar dining table realised £6,800 in Tamlyns Auctioneers’ latest Antique and Collectables auction held on Wednesday, June 21st. Each section of the table had an octagonal tapering pillar on a shaped base, and could be split into a pair of freestanding breakfast tables. The dining table attracted considerable interest in the room, however it was two telephone bidders who fought for the item until the hammer eventually fell - showing that quality brown furniture is still highly desirable... Read More
Specialist Book and Map Sale Report - June 7th, 2017 - An auction catalogue for the library of the well-known and celebrated Ralph Willet (1719-1795) realised £550 in Tamlyns Auctioneers’ Specialist Auction of Books and Maps held on Wednesday 7thJune. Willet was an avid book collector who in 1751 bought the estate of Merly in Great Canford in Dorset, later building an extension to house his collection. The auction took place in 1813 and was held by Leigh and Sotheby. The auction catalogue was one of several sold by Tamlyns in their specialist sale, with a further catalogue for the Late Honourable Topham Beauclerk realising £480. Another for late James West realised £420... Read More
Local history books relating to Somerset, Devon and Cornwall in June Book Sale - The Antiquities, Historical and Monumental of the County of Cornwall, written by William Borlase, will be one of 300 lots of books and maps that will go under the hammer in Tamlyns Auctioneers’ Specialist Auction on Wednesday June 7th. The book has been estimated at £200-£300 and is just one of a very interesting section of local history books relating to the counties of Somerset, Devon and Cornwall. Further included is a copy of James Savage’s book ‘The History of the Hundred in Carhampton in the County of Somerset’, estimated at £100-£150; Charles Chadwick-Healey’s ‘The History of the Part of West Somerset containing the Parishes of Lucombe, Selworth, Stoke Pero, Purlock, Culbone and Oare’, £80-£120; Edwin Rawle’s ‘’Annals of the Ancient Royal Forest of Exmoor’, £80-£120, and John Hutchins’ ‘The History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset’, £60-£100... Read More
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