Farmstead record BSC 040 - Farmstead: Bush Green Farm (Elm Farm)

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Summary

Elm Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farmstead is laid out in a loose courtyard plan. The farmhouse is attached to the agricultural range. The farmstead sits alongside a public road in a loose farmstead cluster. Only the farmhouse remains with modern residential buildings on site.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 9151 5691 (68m by 75m)
Map sheet TL95NW
Civil Parish BRADFIELD ST CLARE, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Elm Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farmstead is laid out in a loose courtyard plan. The farmhouse is attached to the agricultural range. The farmstead sits alongside a public road in a loose farmstead cluster. Only the farmhouse remains with modern residential 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> Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019.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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Record last edited

Feb 18 2020 12:10PM

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