Farmstead record ABK 021 - Farmstead: Bloss's Barn

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Summary

Bloss's Barn, Ashbocking. 19th century farmstead(?) and 17th century farmhouse. Row plan (single building) with several secondary plan formed by working agricultural buildings. The farmhouse is set away from the yard. Only the farmhouse survives. Located within an isolated position.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1648 5510 (131m by 119m)
Map sheet TM15NE
Civil Parish ASHBOCKING, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Bloss's Barn, Ashbocking. 19th century farmstead(?) and 17th century farmhouse. Row plan (single building) with several secondary plan formed by working agricultural buildings. The farmhouse is set away from the yard. Only the farmhouse survives. Located within an isolated position (S1-6).

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 (6)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019. SCCAS: Farmsteads in the Suffolk Countryside Project.
  • <S2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile map, 1st edition.
  • <S3> Map: Ordnance Survey. c 1904. Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile map, 2nd edition. 25".
  • <S4> Vertical Aerial Photograph: various. Google Earth.
  • <S5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1949. Ordnance Survey 6 inch to 1, mile, 3rd edition. 1:10,560.
  • <S6> Map: 1858. Ashbocking tithe map.

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Record last edited

Aug 12 2019 3:19PM

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