Farmstead record SWL 018 - Farmstead: Lime Tree Farm

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Summary

Lime Tree Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farmstead is laid out in a regular H-plan with additional detached elements. The farmhouse is detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a public road in an isolated location. The farmhouse has been divided and converted to two dwellings. The working buildings appear abandoned.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1944 5175 (78m by 131m)
Map sheet TM15SE
Civil Parish SWILLAND, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Lime Tree Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farmstead is laid out in a regular H-plan with additional detached elements. The farmhouse is detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a public road in an isolated location. The farmhouse has been divided and converted to two dwellings. The working buildings appear abandoned.

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 (4)

  • --- Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019.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.
  • --- Map: Ordnance Survey. c 1904. Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile map, 2nd edition. 25".

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Record last edited

Nov 11 2019 10:34AM

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