Farmstead record LWL 071 - Farmstead: Gate Farm

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Summary

Gate Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farm is laid out in a regular U-plan with additional detached elements. The farmhouse is detached and set gable on to the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a public road in an isolated location. This farmstead has been completely lost with a modern farmstead now on site and to the side.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 8466 5535 (114m by 88m)
Map sheet TL85NW
Civil Parish LAWSHALL, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Gate Farm is a farmstead visible on the 1st Ed Os map. The farm is laid out in a regular U-plan with additional detached elements. The farmhouse is detached and set gable on to the yard. The farmstead sits alongside a public road in an isolated location. This farmstead has been completely lost with a modern farmstead now on site and 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 Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019.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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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

May 6 2021 1:09PM

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