Farmstead record SBN 131 - Farmstead: Down Farm

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Summary

Down Farm, Stoke-by-Nayland. 19th century farmstead and 16th century farmhouse with converted buildings. Regular courtyard L-shapped plan formed by working agricultural buildings, with additional detached elements. The farmhouse is attached to the agricultural range. Partial loss (less than 50%) of the traditional famr builidngs. Located within a village.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 9861 3605 (79m by 103m)
Map sheet TL93NE
Civil Parish STOKE-BY-NAYLAND, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Down Farm, Stoke-by-Nayland. 19th century farmstead and 16th century farmhouse with converted buildings. Regular courtyard L-shapped plan formed by working agricultural buildings, with additional detached elements. The farmhouse is attached to the agricultural range. Partial loss (less than 50%) of the traditional famr builidngs. Located within a village (S1-6).

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 (6)

  • <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 Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019.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.
  • <S6> Map: 1837. Stoke-by-Nayland Tithe Map and Apportionment.

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Jul 26 2021 2:59PM

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