Farmstead record FRS 081 - Farmstead: Firs Farm (Pound Farm)

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Summary

Pound Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed OS map. The farmstead is laid out in a multi yard plan with parallel plan, L-plan, and U-plan features. The farmhouse is detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead sits on either side of a public road in an isolated location. There has been a significant loss of working buildings with modern sheds on site.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 4107 5907 (142m by 155m)
Map sheet TM45NW
Civil Parish FRISTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Pound Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed OS map. The farmstead is laid out in a multi yard plan with parallel plan, L-plan, and U-plan features. The farmhouse is detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead sits on either side of a public road in an isolated location. There has been a significant loss of working buildings with modern sheds on site.

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  • --- Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019.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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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Aug 19 2019 12:44PM

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