Farmstead record HAD 233 - Farmstead: Kate's Hill Farm

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Summary

Kate's Hill Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farmstead is laid out in a regular courtyard multi yard with full plan, linear plan and loose courtyard elements. The farmstead also features additional detached elements. The farmhouse is detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a private track in an isolated location. There has ben a significant loss of working buildings with modern sheds on the side.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 0507 4142 (150m by 204m)
Map sheet TM04SE
Civil Parish HADLEIGH, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (7)

Full Description

Kate's Hill Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farmstead is laid out in a regular courtyard multi yard with full plan, linear plan and loose courtyard elements. The farmstead also features additional detached elements. The farmhouse is detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a private track in an isolated location. There has ben a significant loss of working buildings with modern sheds on the side. (1-4)

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 Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019.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

Feb 4 2021 11:06AM

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