Farmstead record LVM 164 - Farmstead: Bears Lane Farm

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Summary

Bears Lane Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farmstead is laid out in a linear plan. The farmhouse is detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a private track in an isolated location. This farmstead survives intact with conversion for residential use.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 9192 4801 (96m by 55m)
Map sheet TL94NW
Civil Parish LAVENHAM, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Bears Lane Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farmstead is laid out in a linear plan. The farmhouse is detached and set away from the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a private track in an isolated location. This farmstead survives intact with conversion for residential use. (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> Map: Ordnance Survey. c 1904. Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile map, 2nd edition. 25".
  • <S2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile map, 1st edition.
  • <S3> Vertical Aerial Photograph: various. Google Earth.
  • <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 Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019.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 5 2021 7:13AM

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