Farmstead record WGW 061 - Outfarm: Low Barn

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Summary

Low Barn, Worlingworth. 19th century outfarm. Regular courtyard L-shaped plan with buildings to the third side, formed by working agricultural buildings. The location of the farmhouse is uncertain. The outfam has been totally demolished. Located within an isolated position.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 2290 7021 (38m by 37m)
Map sheet TM27SW
Civil Parish WORLINGWORTH, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Low Barn, Worlingworth. 19th century outfarm. Regular courtyard L-shaped plan with buildings to the third side, formed by working agricultural buildings. The location of the farmhouse is uncertain. The outfam has been totally demolished. 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 (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 Unpublished document: Campbell, G., and McSorley, G. 2019.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. Worlingworth Tithe Map.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jul 29 2021 11:01AM

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