Monument record ASG 002 - Hall Farm

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Grid reference Centred TL 9930 6766 (112m by 113m)
Map sheet TL96NE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Moat. Large, rectangular. All wet except SE side, this is filled in. Occupied. Drainage ditches and possible fish pond to N. Isolated, 270m from parish boundary, 200m from church (S1)(S2)(R1).

Manor located 200m W. of church, with moat.
1066 3 carucates held by Aki.
1086 3 carucates held by Robert Blunt.
1264 belongs to Blund/Blunt family. Also inherited by William de Criketot linked to IXW, LGH, & WLW.
1343 messuages, 2 carucates arable, 20 acres meadow, 40 acres pasture, & 200 acres wood.
1371 Richard de Pakenham owns.
1390 John Filyoll died seised. 1507 George Guildforde owns.
1549 Sir Thomas Darcy owns linked to BAR, EWT, SKT, WPT.
1553 Sir Robert Rochester owns.
1561 Sir Nicholas Bacon owns linked to many manors throughout Suffolk.
1587 Jeffrey Lyttell owns.
Late C17th Smith or Hovel alias Smith family owns, seated at 'Lee' (Lee Farm) mansion passed by marriage & inheritance to the Thurlow family.
1910 George Payne owns. (S3)

Sub Manor;
C13th/14th Sir William Criketot owns annexed to main manor.
1428 John Cokerell died seised.
1554 William Smyth owns.
C17th William Masbam linked to BAA.
C18th Samuel Clough owns.
C19th Newcome family gain by marriage & inheritance linked to BAA.
1066 manor 1 carucate held by Ketel - Freeman.
1086 manor 1 carucate belonging to Blunt. (S3)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <M1> (No record type): APs: AFF 27 & 28.
  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL96NE19.
  • <R1> Bibliographic reference: 1911. VCH Suffolk 1. 610.
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU, AP AFF 27 & 28.
  • <S3> Suffolk County Historic Environment Record: Suffolk Historic Environment Record: Great Ashfield Hall Farm.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Apr 8 2019 1:30PM

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