Farmstead record GOS 021 - Farmstead: Greenway Farm

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Summary

Greenway Farm, Gosbeck. 16th century farmstead and 19th century farmhouse. Loose courtyard three-sided plan formed by working agricultural buildings. The farmhouse is set away from the yard. Significant loss (over 50%) of the traditional farm buildings. Located within a hamlet.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1571 5651 (83m by 101m)
Map sheet TM15NE
Civil Parish GOSBECK, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (14)

Full Description

Greenway Farmhouse was destroyed by fire and rebuilt during the 20th C and most of its outbuildings were completely rebuilt in the 19th and 20th C except for 16th C timber-framed 3 bay threshing barn, also used as a cowhouse during the 19th C. The frame is farily in-tact, although the roof was replaced during the 20th C. A porch was also added during the 19th C.

Early maps show that another larger barn was once present at the site, as well as a bakehouse. Sale particulars also mention a dairy, cart shed, stables, chaff house, root house, pigstyes and fowl houses (S1).

Greenway Farm, Gosbeck. 16th century farmstead and 19th century farmhouse. Loose courtyard three-sided plan formed by working agricultural buildings. The farmhouse is set away from the yard. Significant loss (over 50%) of the traditional farm buildings. Located within a hamlet (S2-7).

Recorded as part of the Farmsteads in the Suffolk Countryside Project. This is a purely desk-based study and no site visits were undertaken. These records are not intended to be a definitive assessment of these buildings. Dating reflects their presence at a point in time on historic maps and there is potential for earlier origins to buildings and farmsteads. This project highlights a potential need for a more in depth field study of farmstead to gather more specific age data.

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Aitkens, P.. 2011. A heritage asset assessment of Greenway Farm, Gosbeck, Suffolk.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019. SCCAS: Farmsteads in the Suffolk Countryside Project.
  • <S3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile map, 1st edition.
  • <S4> Map: Ordnance Survey. c 1904. Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile map, 2nd edition. 25".
  • <S5> Vertical Aerial Photograph: various. Google Earth.
  • <S6> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1949. Ordnance Survey 6 inch to 1, mile, 3rd edition. 1:10,560.
  • <S7> Map: 1842. Gosbeck Tithe Map.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Mar 24 2020 12:58PM

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