Poorly Located Monument record MTN 093 - Decoy Farm (PMed)

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C17/C18 landscape feature and building. Formerly recorded as MTN MISC


Grid reference TM 28 51 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM25SE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Decoy Farm. For maps (pre 1800) of Melton see sources below (R1-R9).

Formerly recorded as MTN MISC

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <R1> Map: n.d (early C17), field names, buildings, acr, co1, SRO, Ips: HA 29:50/4/1.
  • <R2> Map: Kirby J, 'A plan of an estate lying in Melton...', 1725, SRO Ips HD 80/1/1(27).
  • <R3> Map: 'A map of the Decoy Farm in Melton', nd,SRO, Ips HD 80/1/1(26).
  • <R4> Map: Welton S, 'A new map of an estate... lying in...Ufford and Melton..' , 1764, SRO (Ips, HD/80/1/1/22).
  • <R5> Map: Gifford S, 'A new map of an estate...lying in.. Ufford', 1753, SRO, Ips HD/80/1/1/20.
  • <R6> Map: Johnson J, 'A plan of an estate lying in Ufford and Bromeswell...', 1767, SRO, Ips, HD/80/1/1/3.
  • <R7> Map: Johnson J, 'An exact map... of an estate lying in Melton...' , 1773, SRO, Ips, HB 79/2/3.
  • <R8> Map: 'Roads leading from Melton Toll Gate towards Melton Church', 1786, SRO, Ips, HB 7:51.1.16a.
  • <R9> Map: 'A part of the estate of John Sherman of Melton', 1765, SRO, Ips, HB 7:51/1/16.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 21 2020 8:36AM

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