Farmstead record ASP 021 - Farmstead: Aspall House

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Summary

Aspall House, Aspall. 19th century farmstead and farmhouse. Dispersed multi-yard plan formed by working agricultural buildings. The farmhouse is set away from the yard. The traditional farm buildings are extant. Located within a loose farmstead cluster.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1701 6609 (181m by 164m)
Map sheet TM16NE
Civil Parish ASPALL, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Aspall House, Aspall. 19th century farmstead and farmhouse. Dispersed multi-yard plan formed by working agricultural buildings. The farmhouse is set away from the yard. The traditional farm buildings are extant. Located within a loose farmstead cluster. Good example of a planned model farm, the farm buildings on the tithe map appear to have been demolished by the 1880s (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 Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019.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: 1838. Aspall Tithe Map.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Sep 15 2021 5:00PM

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