Farmstead record LWL 058 - Farmstead: Barford's Farm

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Summary

Barfords's Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farmstead is laid out in a loose courtyard plan. The farmhouse is detached and set side on to the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a private track in an isolated location. Only the farmhouse remains with a modern working buildings now visible to the side.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 8699 5536 (63m by 112m)
Map sheet TL85NE
Civil Parish LAWSHALL, BABERGH, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish BRADFIELD COMBUST WITH STANNINGFIELD, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Barfords's Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farmstead is laid out in a loose courtyard plan. The farmhouse is detached and set side on to the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a private track in an isolated location. Only the farmhouse remains with a modern working buildings now visible to the side. (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 Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019.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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Record last edited

May 6 2021 7:30AM

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