Farmstead record FLW 027 - Farmstead: Grove Farm (Flowtongrove)

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Summary

Grove Farm (Flowtongrove), Flowton. 19th century farmstead and farmhouse. Dispersed cluster plan formed by working agricultural buildings. The farmstead is set away from the yard. Partial loss (less than 50%) of the traditional farm buildings. Located within a hamlet.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 0858 4703 (142m by 122m)
Map sheet TM04NE
Civil Parish FLOWTON, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish LITTLE BLAKENHAM, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Grove Farm (Flowtongrove), Flowton. 19th century farmstead and farmhouse. Dispersed cluster plan formed by working agricultural buildings. The farmstead is set away from the yard. Partial loss (less than 50%) of the traditional farm buildings. Located within a hamlet (S1-6).

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 (6)

  • <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 Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019.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.
  • <S5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1949. Ordnance Survey 6 inch to 1, mile, 3rd edition. 1:10,560.
  • <S6> Map: 1837. Flowton Tithe Map.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Feb 12 2020 12:52PM

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