Farmstead record HWN 046 - Farmstead: Cresslands Farm

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Summary

Cresslands Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farmstead is laid out in a dispersed plan. The farmstead sits alongside a private track in an isolated location. There has been a significant loss of working buildings with the farmstead seeming to be abandoned.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 7956 5457 (89m by 60m)
Map sheet TL75SE
Civil Parish HAWKEDON, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Cresslands Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farmstead is laid out in a dispersed plan. The farmstead sits alongside a private track in an isolated location. There has been a significant loss of working buildings with the farmstead seeming to be abandoned. (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 Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019.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

Mar 11 2020 9:44AM

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