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Farms and Mills

FARMS AND MILLS


INTRODUCTION:          





Farming in the 18th century, read here









Farming in the 19th century, read here













Farming in the 20th century, read here










Farming in the 21st century, read here












FARMS  -  To view the research, please click on the name 

EASTBURY MANOR


FIELDY FARM

GREENHILL FARM (formerly known as Hallow Farm)

GREENSTREET  FARM
Mid-C19 rebuilding of probably C17 structure, which during C18 appears to have been of considerable status. Rendered brick, concrete tiled roof, brick stack at right gable end. Two storeys; 3-cell range. Irregular fenestration. Front elevation has 3 glazing bar sashes at ground floor level, an off-centre first floor 16-pane sash and flanking C20 casements; central mid-C19 panelled door with similar reveal panels and moulded architrave; wrought iron verandah with corrugated iron roof runs full length of facade. Interior First floor central front room has cross-beamed ceiling, the beams decorated with richly moulded and foliated plasterwork of probable late C17 date. Also early C17 carved chimney piece of Ionic columns, with exaggerated entasis, flanking overmantel of blind arcade infilled with 3 relief panels of scenes from Garden of Eden; additional columns beneath surround later Adam style fireplace. Two storey wing to rear and single storey extension at right gable end. Along and eastern edge of the front garden appears to be a former late C17 or early C18 canal.


Listing NGR: SO7962959169


HEADWAY
Circa late C17 or early C18;  cowhouse extension circa C18 and C19. Weatherboarded timber frame, partly reclad in corrugated steel sheets, sandstone and brick plinth; cowhouse in mixed garden wall bond and timber framed at south end. Plain tile roofs with gabled ends. 

PLAN: 3-bay barn with cart entrance on south side of central bay and with cowhouse range at right angles to north of east-bay, extended in C19.

EXTERIOR: South front of barn has full height cart entrance at centre and on north side a small doorway at centre; both C20 doors. The cowhouse south bays are weatherboarded timber frame, some of the upper panels have wattle infill; the brick north extension to the cowhouses has partly rebuilt west wall.

INTERIOR: 3-bay frame barn with jowled storey posts, heavy studs, tension braces and no midrail; tie-beams with queen-struts and high collars morticed to principal rafters, trenched purlins and diagonal ridge piece; common rafters and batons intact. Roof over cowhouse has tall queen-posts supported on floor beams and tied to wall-plates and morticed to principals; collars above with king-posts; trenched purlins.


Listing NGR: SO8118958698

HEATH FARM


THE HOLLIES (Smallholding)

HOLYWARDS FARM


THE OAKES FARM

RETREAT FARM

SALWAYS FARM

SHOULTON FARM, once known as 'Athwey')

SHOULTON HOUSE FARM

THE THATCH



MILLS  -  To view the research, please click on the name 


INTRODUCTION - to read, click here








HALLOW  WINDMILL,   read the research here