Farmstead record GAZ 042 - Farmstead: Bovills Hall

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Summary

Bovills Hall Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farmstead is laid out in a multi yard plan with L-plan and U-plan ranges. The farmhouse is detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a public road in a village location. This farmstead survives intact with conversion for residential use.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 7202 6421 (141m by 171m)
Map sheet TL76SW
Civil Parish GAZELEY, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Bovills Hall Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farmstead is laid out in a multi yard plan with L-plan and U-plan ranges. The farmhouse is detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a public road in a village location. This farmstead survives intact with conversion for residential use. (S1-4)

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)

  • <S1> Vertical Aerial Photograph: various. Google Earth.
  • <S2> Map: Ordnance Survey. c 1904. Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile map, 2nd edition. 25".
  • <S3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile map, 1st edition.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019. SCCAS: Farmsteads in the Suffolk Countryside Project.

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Record last edited

Feb 3 2020 3:31PM

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