Farmstead record HGM 032 - Farmstead: Higham Hall
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 0363 3521 (158m by 148m)|
|Civil Parish||HIGHAM, BABERGH, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (6)
- FARMSTEAD (17th century - 1600 AD to 1699 AD)
- FARMHOUSE (17th century - 1600 AD to 1699 AD)
- REGULAR COURTYARD MULTI YARD (19th century - 1800 AD to 1899 AD)
- REGULAR COURTYARD FULL PLAN (19th century - 1800 AD to 1899 AD)
- REGULAR COURTYARD L PLAN (19th century - 1800 AD to 1899 AD)
- BARN (19th century - 1800 AD to 1899 AD)
Higham Hall is a farmstaed visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farmstead is laid out in a regular courtyard multi yard with three full plan ranges, an L-plan range, and additional detached elements. The farmhouse is detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a publoc road in a village location. There has been a significant loss of working buildings with the remaining converted for residential use. There are some 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.
- <S1> SSZ54999 Vertical Aerial Photograph: various. Google Earth.
- <S2> SXS50094 Map: Ordnance Survey. c 1904. Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile map, 2nd edition. 25".
- <S3> SXS50088 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile map, 1st edition.
- <S4> SSF59079 Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019. SCCAS: Farmsteads in the Suffolk Countryside Project.
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Record last edited
Mar 6 2021 10:35AM