Farmstead record ABK 022 - Farmstead: Ashbocking Hall

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Summary

Ashbocking Hall, Ashbocking. 19th century farmstead and 16th century manor farmhouse. Regular courtyard full courtyard plan with a dispersed multi-yard element 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 Church and Manor farm group.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1698 5457 (284m by 214m)
Map sheet TM15SE
Civil Parish ASHBOCKING, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Ashbocking Hall, Ashbocking. 19th century farmstead and 16th century manor farmhouse. Regular courtyard full courtyard plan with a dispersed multi-yard element 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 Church and Manor farm group (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 Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019.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 3:41PM

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