Monument record WCB 051 - Rose's Farm; Mendlesham Airfield

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Rose's Farm marked on OS first edition map and named on 1904 map (S1)(S2).


Grid reference Centred TM 1331 6357 (100m by 100m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM16SW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Rose's Farm marked on OS first edition map and named on 1904 map (S1)(S2). Destroyed during (?) 2nd world war airfield construction.
(S2) shows remains of possible moat to W of farm buildings.

Cropmarks of two post medieval farms - Rose's Farm (TM 13420 63578) and Cowles Farm (TM 13670 63732) and adjacent White Barn (TM 12973 63775), and traces of the former field boundaries between lie within the boundaries of Mendlesham Airfield. The remains of these farms can be seen on aerial photographs taken in 2015 as part of the Historic England Reconnaissance Recording programme, and are present on the 1st edition OS map.(S3)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> (No record type): OS, first edition 1 inch map, 1837.
  • <R1> Oblique Aerial Photograph: 2015. Oblique aerial photograph reference number HEA 29814_030 31-JUL-2015.
  • <S2> Map: OS. OS Map. OS, 1:2500 map, 1904.
  • <S3> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Record last edited

Nov 5 2020 10:00AM

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