Farmstead record GSE 163 - Farmstead: Lodge Farm (Walnut Tree Farm)

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Summary

Walnut Tree Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farmstead is laid out in a regular U-plan with additional attached ranges. 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 modern sheds on the site.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 5119 8864 (125m by 101m)
Map sheet TM58NW
Civil Parish GISLEHAM, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Walnut Tree Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farmstead is laid out in a regular U-plan with additional attached ranges. 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 modern sheds on the site.

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  • --- Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019.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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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Dec 5 2019 9:11AM

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