Farmstead record WKB 097 - Farmstead: Little Monks Farm

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Summary

Little Monks Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farmstead is laid out in a regular courtyard U-plan with the farmhouse detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a public road in an isolated location. All working buildings have been lost leaving only the farmhouse.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 7421 5431 (27m by 18m)
Map sheet TL75SW
Civil Parish WICKHAMBROOK, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Little Monks Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farmstead is laid out in a regular courtyard U-plan with the farmhouse detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a public road in an isolated location. All working buildings have been lost leaving only the farmhouse. (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> Vertical Aerial Photograph: various. Google Earth.
  • <S2> Map: Ordnance Survey. c 1904. Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile map, 2nd edition. 25".
  • <S3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile map, 1st edition.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019. SCCAS: Farmsteads in the Suffolk Countryside Project.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

May 2 2020 8:21AM

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