Farmstead record MNL 1064 - Farmstead: Grosvenor House Farm (Friesland Farm)

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Summary

Friesland Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farmstead is laid out in a loose courtyard plan with the farmhouse detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a private track in an isolated location. This farmstead has been completely lost with a modern farmstead nearby.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 6439 8314 (103m by 102m)
Map sheet TL68SW
Civil Parish MILDENHALL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish Beck Row, Holywell Row and Kenny Hill, Forest Heath, Suffolk

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Full Description

Friesland Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farmstead is laid out in a loose courtyard plan with the farmhouse detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a private track in an isolated location. This farmstead has been completely lost with a modern farmstead nearby. (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> Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019.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.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Feb 6 2020 10:14AM

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