Antiques & Interiors

by Paul Beighton Auctioneers Ltd.

25 Nov 2019 10:30 GMT Live Webcast Auction

Important Information

Viewing: The listed viewing on Sunday 17th November will be for all 3 parts of the Rowley Collection at Wentworth Woodhouse, Wentworth, Rotherham in the Long Gallery. Catalogues for the whole collection are available £7 by post.

Buyers Premium: 17.5%

Lots purchased online with will attract an additional charge 4.95% of the hammer price plus VAT at the rate imposed

The is an intermediary bidding service and is not an infallible system. Any autobids matching the auctioneers commission bid / room bid will be decided in favour of the commission bid / room bid. Bids after the gavel will not be accepted. The auctioneers decision is final.

The catalogue descriptions DO NOT include condition reports. If you would like to enquire about an items condition then please contact

Different methods of bidding 

1. In person at the saleroom If you wish to bid at the sale in person you must register with the office for a buyers number. If you have not purchased from us before you will be asked for identification. 

2. By fax, post or e-mail 

If you would like to bid for a lot but cannot be present we can bid on your behalf. Please let us have the lot number, a brief description of the lot and the maximum hammer price you are prepared to pay. We also need your name, full postal address and telephone numbers. 

3. Over the telephone 

You may wish to bid over the telephone if you cannot be present at the auction and do not wish to leave a commission bid. A member of staff will telephone you two or three lots prior to the one you wish to bid on and bid on behalf of you on instruction. To book a line please contact us with your name, telephone number and required lot number via phone, fax or e-mail. Please remember that we have a limited amount of telephone lines so in order to avoid disappointment book as early as possible. Telephone bids are only accepted on items estimated over £300. 

Snack Bar Available (Tea, Coffee, Cakes.)  

Free Parking

Terms & Conditions

Buyers premium 

A buyers premium of 17.5% is payable on the hammer price of each lot purchased. VAT is charged on the premium only. 

Please be aware that in addition to our 17.5% buyers premium lots purchased through will be subject to a 4.95% surcharge upon the hammer price. All charges are subject to VAT.

Payment, collecting and postage.

Winning bidders must settle their accounts and clear items from the saleroom within 5 working days of the sale. Postage quotes can be obtained by contacting, a recommended courier can also be sought from this email address.

Payments may be made at the cashiers office whilst the sale is in progress and after the sale has finished:

1. Cash

2. Debit cards up to £1,000 over the telephone (otherwise bank transfer). There is a £200 limit on credit cards. We do not accept American Express.

3. Bank transfer, contact

4. We DO NOT accept cheques.

Inspection of lots 

Intending purchasers are in all cases solely responsible for determining the condition of lots prior to bidding, Paul Beighton Auctioneers Ltd do not guarantee that there are no defects or imperfections which have not been referred to in the lot description.

When buying second-hand goods in auction the sale of goods act 1979 does not apply. If however a lot has been catalogued incorrectly your rights remain.

Condition reports 

If you find it difficult to view the sale, there will be a specialist on hand to deal with your queries. We will endeavour to give accurate reports using the naked eye only. Paul Beighton Auctioneers Ltd will not be held accountable for any flaws undetected during this service. Intending buyers must reach their own conclusions regarding condition. 

Electrical goods 

All electrical goods must be checked by a qualified electrician they may not comply with current British safety standards.