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  • Bateman Hosegood Chartered Surveyors, Auctioneers, Valuers and Land Agents are a multi-disciplined rural practice based and working throughout the South West. We pride ourselves in providing unparalleled specialist advice in respect of all rural property matters and our team take great pride in imparting their specialist knowledge and understanding of the rural economy for the benefit of your rural businesses.

  • Kevin Bateman

    FAAV MRICS – Director 

    Kevin is a qualified chartered surveyor, Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers and a member of the British Institute of Agricultural Consultants. Kevin specialises in a number of professional practice areas including Landlord and Tenant issues, Farm Business Management, Environmental Stewardship schemes and Planning matters.  Kevin is secretary of the Western Counties Agricultural Valuers Association (WCAVA) and an examiner for the Western Counties Examination Group.  Kevin is also a panel member of the Agricultural Lands Tribunal (ALT).

    Tel:- 01884 839980 – 07900 084294

    Email:- kevin@batemanhosegood.co.uk

  • David Hosegood

    FAAV – Consultant

    David is a Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers.  He is the third generation of his family in this business, following on behind his grandfather, Stanley, and his father, Jack.  He began his professional career with Bruton Knowles in Gloucester, returning to the family business on Exmoor after the 1967/68 Foot and Mouth outbreak.  He has been working on Exmoor and the surrounding area ever since.

    Tel:- 01984 248622 – 07970 490612

    Email:- david@batemanhosegood.co.uk

  • Julie Bateman

    BSc (Hons) – Director

    Julie is wife to Kevin, a qualified teacher, forest school leader, Director of Bateman Hosegood and a farmer. After 15 years in teaching both abroad and in North Devon she now focusses on supporting the team at Bateman Hosegood and managing the farming enterprises at Netherstonhaies. She ran a forest school in the local school and is raising their two girls which is almost a full time job in itself. She has been heavily involved in Educational access developing a wide profile of visits to their farm from local schools, family learning groups, after school groups and special educational needs.

    Tel:- 01884 839980

    Email:- Julie@batemanhosegood.co.uk

  • Kate Thomas

    Rural Surveyor MRICS FAAV

    Kate grew up on the family farm in Mid Devon and enjoys the rural way of life, on completing her degree at the University of Reading she joined Bruton Knowles in Taunton as an assistant land agent, training for membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors before joining Humberts.

    Kate qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 2007 and is also a Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers. She has experience in estate management, farm agency, rural planning and all aspects of rural valuation work.

    When not working Kate has three small children to keep her busy.

    Tel:- 01884 839980

    Email:- kate@batemanhosegood.co.uk 

  • Ross Wright

    Rural Surveyor MRICS

    Ross qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 2017 and is a probationary member of the Central Association of Agriculture Valuers.  Having grown up on a family farm in Milverton, Somerset, Ross’s agricultural knowledge is well ingrained. He continues to farm in his own right, alongside his position at Bateman Hosegood. 

    Prior to joining the firm, Ross worked for an estate in the Highlands of Scotland and private firm in Cheshire, both of which has equipped him with expertise in estate management, valuation and compensation within the utility sector.  

    Tel:- 01884 839980 

    Email:- ross@batemanhosegood.co.uk

  • Gail Watts

    Office PA 

    Gail has over 30 years’ experience working within administrative rolls starting out as a clerical assistant for BT, she then moved into the banking world before taking a break to have her two children. She returned to work as office manager for a property development company. Gail is now working as Kevin’s Personal Assistant and being Devon born and bred has good knowledge of the local area. As her children have now grown up, her weekends are often spent with her Exmoor pony Tor, which she took straight from the herd and thought it would be a good idea to try to break! During any spare moments she enjoys socialising with friends or country walks with her crazy Labrador.

    Tel:- 01884 839980

    Email:- gail@batemanhosegood.co.uk