Machinery and Equipment News

3rd February 2018

~ What a day! Over 1,300 lots sold to a top of £14,500 which was witnessed by approximately 1,000 potential purchasers ~

15th March 2018

Kivells auctioneers are delighted to announce the recruitment of Andrew Varney as auctioneer and fieldsman.  Andrew joins the company after over 40 years’ experience selling at livestock markets across the South West of England.  Andrew is based at the newly built Holsworthy Livestock Market and will actively be involved in Furniture, Machinery & Livestock Sales on a weekly basis.  Speaking after he was appointed Andrew said, “I am looking

5th March 2018

Grass keep available by tender – Ashwater

- Approximately 46.83 acres available on a grazing licence, commencing 1st April 2018.  Tenders close 12 noon Friday 16th March 2018.  Please contact Lisabeth Miller at Holsworthy Livestock Market 01409 253275 or for details.

Grass keep available by tender – North Tamerton

26th January 2018

Kivells auctioneers are delighted to announce that due to public demand, they are now holding fortnightly sales of household furniture and effects at the Holsworthy auction centre situated on the edge of the town.  Since moving to the new auction site the sales of furniture and effects have become really busy with between 1000 – 1200 lots becoming the norm.  One example of this was last week when over 1400 lots went under the hammer with 150+

8th January 2018


Land at Ashwater, Devon. Approximately 16.32 acres of arable land available on a three year farm business tenancy agreement commencing on 16th February 2018. Tenders close 5pm Friday 2nd February 2018.

4th January 2018

Approximately 115.38 acres of pasture land at Wotton Farm, Landrake, Saltash, Cornwall PL12 5AA available on a 3½ year Farm Business Tenancy commencing 25th March 2018. 

Tenders close 5pm on Friday 2nd March 2018. 

Full details available from Mark Bunt, Kivells, Liskeard Rural Professional Department.  Tel: 01579 345543 or 07879 640970.  Email:

2nd December 2017

~ A massive day saw over 4,000 lots sold to a top call of £25,600! ~

18th November 2017

~ Kivells Auctioneers were very proud to have been appointed to conduct the auction of farm machinery on behalf of the Late John Hutchings of Higher Town Farm, Beaworthy ~

A huge crowd of potential buyers witnessed a real ‘Old fashioned Devon sale’ with everything from Granite to a hay cart and a kettle to a tractor!

7th December 2017

525.20 acres available in lots ranging from 4.77 to 81.38 acres. Available on mowing licenses, no livestock permitted. Tenders close 12 noon Friday 19th January 2018.  

Please contact Lisabeth Miller or David Kivell at Holsworthy Livestock Market 01409 253275 or for details.

8th November 2017

Exeter Livestock Centre held its second machinery sale which witnessed an increase in lots plus also an increase in bidders and onlookers. Top price of the day was achieved by Mason Kings of Newton Abbot selling an John Deere 850 Gator which topped at £4,800 with a similar model, just a little older, selling to £3,350. MD & GJ Curtis of Crediton attained £2,000 for a McCormick front loader.