Farmstead record KIR 089 - Farmstead: Kirton Hall

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Summary

Kirton Hall is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed OS map. The farmstead is laid out in a regular U-plan with an addional L-plan range. The farmhouse is detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a private track in an isolated location. All working buildings have been replaced by modern working buildings.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 2688 3993 (123m by 128m)
Map sheet TM23NE
Civil Parish KIRTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Kirton Hall is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed OS map. The farmstead is laid out in a regular U-plan with an addional L-plan range. The farmhouse is detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a private track in an isolated location. All working buildings have been replaced by modern working buildings.

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  • --- Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019.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

Sep 18 2019 10:09AM

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