Farmstead record LKH 621 - Farmstead: Bedford Farm

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Summary

Bedford Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farmstead is laid out in a regular U-plan. The farmhouse is detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a private track in an isolated location. This farmhouse has seen total change with all buildings lost and modern working buildings on site.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 6800 8305 (129m by 80m)
Map sheet TL68SE
Civil Parish LAKENHEATH, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Bedford Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farmstead is laid out in a regular U-plan. The farmhouse is detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a private track in an isolated location. This farmhouse has seen total change with all buildings lost and modern working buildings on site. (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> Map: Ordnance Survey. c 1904. Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile map, 2nd edition. 25".
  • <S2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile map, 1st edition.
  • <S3> Vertical Aerial Photograph: various. Google Earth.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019. SCCAS: Farmsteads in the Suffolk Countryside Project.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Feb 6 2020 8:43AM

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