Farmstead record HCH 058 - Farmstead: Abbey Farm

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Summary

Abbey Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed OS map. The farmstead is laid out in a regular U-plan with additional attached elements. The farmhouse is detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a public road in an isolated location. There has been a significant loss of working buildings with the remaining converted for residential use.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 3005 5891 (101m by 79m)
Map sheet TM35NW
Civil Parish HACHESTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Abbey Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed OS map. The farmstead is laid out in a regular U-plan with additional attached elements. The farmhouse is detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a public road in an isolated 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  • --- Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019.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 21 2019 2:04PM

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