Farmstead record DUN 178 - Farmstead: Church Farm (Hospital Farm)

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Summary

Hospital farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed OS map. The farmstead is laid out in a full regular plan with the farmhouse detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a public road in a village location. There has been a significant loss of working buildings with the remaining converted for residential use.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 4749 7052 (51m by 78m)
Map sheet TM47SE
Civil Parish DUNWICH, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Hospital farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed OS map. The farmstead is laid out in a full regular plan with the farmhouse detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a public road in a village location. There has been a significant loss of working buildings with the remaining converted for residential use.

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 (3)

  • --- Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019.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

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Record last edited

Aug 7 2019 11:17AM

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