Farmstead record BMF 051 - Farmstead: Earlsway Farm

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Summary

Earlsway Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed OS map and the Bramfield Tithe map. The farmstead is laid out in a regular U-plan with additional detached elements. The farmhouse is detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead is located alongside a private track in an isolated position. There are large scale modern working buildings on site and to the side leaving only 3 buildings of the U-plan in place. This represents significant loss (50%).

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 3809 7269 (76m by 83m)
Map sheet TM37SE
Civil Parish BRAMFIELD, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Earlsway Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed OS map and the Bramfield Tithe map. The farmstead is laid out in a regular U-plan with additional detached elements. The farmhouse is detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead is located alongside a private track in an isolated position. There are large scale modern working buildings on site and to the side leaving only 3 buildings of the U-plan in place. This represents significant loss (50%).

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 (5)

  • --- Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019. SCCAS: Farmsteads in the Suffolk Countryside Project.
  • --- Map: Bramfield Tithe Map.
  • --- Vertical Aerial Photograph: various. Google Earth.
  • --- Map: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile map, 1st edition.
  • --- Map: Ordnance Survey. c 1904. Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile map, 2nd edition. 25".

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 27 2019 10:36AM

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