6. No action shall be brought against —
any executor or administrator upon any special promise to answer damages out of his own estate;
any defendant upon any special promise to answer for the debt, default or miscarriage of another person;
any person upon any agreement made upon consideration of marriage;
any person upon any contract for the sale or other disposition of immovable property, or any interest in such property; or
any person upon any agreement that is not to be performed within the space of one year from the making thereof,
unless the promise or agreement upon which such action is brought, or some memorandum or note thereof, is in writing and signed by the party to be charged therewith or some other person lawfully authorised by him.
[Cf. 29 Charles II c. 3 (Statute of Frauds 1677, s. 4) Law of Property Act 1925, s. 40]