Monument record WCB 052 - Cowles' Farm; Mendlesham Airfield

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Summary

Cowles' farmhouse and buildings marked on OS 1st edition map and named on 1904 map (S1)(S2).

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1370 6374 (100m by 100m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM16SW
Civil Parish WETHERINGSETT-CUM-BROCKFORD, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Cowles' farmhouse and buildings marked on OS 1st edition map and named on 1904 map (S1)(S2).
Destroyed during (?) 2nd world war airfield construction.

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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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Nov 5 2020 10:05AM

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