Farmstead record HVH 124 - Farmstead: Great Wilseys Farm

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Summary

Great Wilseys Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farmstead is laid out in a regular E-plan with additional detached elements. The farmhouse is detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a public road in an isolated location. There has been a partial loss of working buildings with additional modern sheds on the side. The farmhouse has been replaced by a larger modern residence.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 6878 4624 (141m by 135m)
Map sheet TL64NE
Civil Parish HAVERHILL, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Great Wilseys Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farmstead is laid out in a regular E-plan with additional detached elements. The farmhouse is detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a public road in an isolated location. There has been a partial loss of working buildings with additional modern sheds on the side. The farmhouse has been replaced by a larger modern residence. (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 Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019.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 10:53AM

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