Traditional auction for the White Bread Meadow to take place

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An age old custom auction for a small field on the outskirts of Bourne is taking place on Monday next week.

The winner of the auction for the one acre field is decided by who places the last bid at the time the winner of a 200-yard race run by children crosses the line.

The White Bread Meadow letting, which dates back to the mid-18th century will be held at Queen’s Bridge, Eastgate, Bourne, at 7.30pm.

The auction will be held by Stephen Knipe and Co.

For more call 01778 421900.

The Bourne Borderers will be in attendance to provide entertainment.