Farmstead record SEY 063 - Farmstead: Heath Farm

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Summary

Heath Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farmstead is laid out in a multi yard plan with U-plan and L-plan elements. The farmhouse is detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a private track in an isolated location. This farmstead survives intact with division and conversion for residential use.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 2855 8598 (116m by 145m)
Map sheet TM28NE
Civil Parish ST MARY, SOUTH ELMHAM, OTHERWISE HOMERSFIELD, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Heath Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farmstead is laid out in a multi yard plan with U-plan and L-plan elements. The farmhouse is detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a private track in an isolated location. This farmstead survives intact with division and conversion for residential use.

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  • --- Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019.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

Jan 16 2020 2:43PM

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