Farmstead record SAS 041 - Farmstead: Colsey Wood

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Summary

Colsey Wood, Stoke Ash. 19th century farmstead and farmhouse. Regular courtyard U-shaped plan formed by working agricultural buildings with additional detached elements. The farmhouse is set away from the yard. Only the farmhouse survives. Located within an isolated position.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1104 6922 (130m by 180m)
Map sheet TM16NW
Civil Parish STOKE ASH, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Colsey Wood, Stoke Ash. 19th century farmstead and farmhouse. Regular courtyard U-shaped plan formed by working agricultural buildings with additional detached elements. The farmhouse is set away from the yard. Only the farmhouse survives. Located within an isolated position (S1-5).

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 (5)

  • <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 Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019.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.
  • <S5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1949. Ordnance Survey 6 inch to 1, mile, 3rd edition. 1:10,560.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Mar 29 2021 4:24PM

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