Professional Advice… Practical Solutions

Rural surveyors offering general practice, agricultural, sporting and rural consultancy


Landsense Professional Ltd is a small team of rural surveyors predominantly covering the North Devon, Torridge and Exmoor region. With over thirty-five years experience we aim to provide the highest quality professional general practice, agricultural, sporting and rural consultancy advice tailored to meet the specific requirements of a variety of individual clients needs throughout the South West.

Areas of Practice

Core areas of practice can be found by following the links below, but should you require any specific advice not noted, please feel free to contact us.

Land and Estate Management

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Planning & Development

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Valuation and Commercial Property Services

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Agri-Business – Enhancing Farm Businesses

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Moorland and Commons

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Forestry and Woodland Management

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Dispute Resolution and Expert Witness Services

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The Team

Jeremy Holtom MRICS., FAAV., ACIArb


Jeremy has practised as a Chartered Surveyor (Land Agent) in the West-Country for over 35 years, he first came to North Devon on a placement while at The Royal Agricultural College at Cirencester, later becoming assistant agent for the Fortescue Estates at Filleigh. After spells in Cornwall and Gloucestershire Jeremy returned to North Devon to start his professional career; during this period he was head hunted by Strutt and Parker and later became a partner with Colvilles when it was formed. In 1996 he bought out the Colvilles North Devon Office and formed the partnership of Holtom and Thomas. In 2005 the Holtom and Thomas partnership was dissolved and Jeremy set up Landsense Professional Ltd.

Jeremy’s speciality lies in rural and urban property management for both Public bodies and Private individuals. Much of his work is centred on the Uplands, Commons and Government Bodies and assisting in the creation of Commons Councils and the management of Moorland. He is an arbitrator and skilled in property disputes and all aspects of Planning and Development.

Outside work he is a founder Trustee of Calvert Trust Exmoor that provides adventure holidays for people with disabilities and their families and enjoys sailing, walking and riding. He is Chairman of Parracombe Parish Council and sits on various Groups and Panels advising on all aspects of Land Management.

Sally-Anne Cockerill BA (Hons)., MSc., MRICS., FALA


Sally-Anne started her professional career as an Assistant surveyor with Holtom and Thomas in 2003 having completed a BA (Hons) Degree in Business and Accounting from The University of Exeter. In 2004 she went on to the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester to complete a Masters in Rural Estate Management before coming back to work for the Company in 2005. Sally-Anne successfully completed her 2 year training period in 2007, qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor and was made a Director of Landsense Professional Ltd in April 2008. She specialises in Planning and Development, Sporting Rights, Land and Estate Management, Grant Schemes and Farm consultancy.

Sally-Anne sits on BASC Council and has represented England and Great Britain at Clay pigeon shooting.

Sylvia Latham

Finance Manager

Sylvia joined us in 2012 having worked previously with Jeremy at Strutt and Parker, Colvilles and Holtom & Thomas. Sylvia does the Company book keeping and office management, working on Tuesday and Friday afternoons.

Get in contact with your enquiry

Please use the contact form below, email any member of the team or give us a call.

    Landsense Professional Ltd
    2 Lime Court
    Pathfields Business Park
    South Molton
    EX36 3LH

    (01769) 579589