Farmstead record BAT 056 - Farmstead: Fox's Farm

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Summary

Fox's Farm, Battisford. 19th century farmstead and house. Regular courtyard U-shaped plan formed by working agricultural buildings. The location of the farmhouse is uncertain. Total change to the farmstead layout. Located within a loose farmhouse cluster.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 0488 5376 (55m by 89m)
Map sheet TM05SW
Civil Parish BATTISFORD, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Fox's Farm, Battisford. 19th century farmstead and house. Regular courtyard U-shaped plan formed by working agricultural buildings. The location of the farmhouse is uncertain. Total change to the farmstead layout - the modern barns are to the south-west of the 19th century site. Located within a loose farmhouse cluster (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 Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019.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: 1842. Battisford Tithe Map.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Dec 4 2019 4:16PM

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