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Historic farmsteads of the South East

Submitted by Ruiha Smalley on 31 July 2019

Reports covering farmsteads of South East England can be accessed online for free. See below for details:

South East Farmsteads Character Statement

Author: Lake, J.

Publisher: English Heritage

Date: 2014

Introduction: This working document presents a summary of the historic character, significance and issues for change for traditional farmsteads across the south east of England, followed by illustrated guidance which aims to identify and help assess their historic character and significance in the field.

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Historic Farmsteads: Preliminary Character Statement – South East region (parts 1-3)

Author: Lake, J., Edwards, B., Wade Martins, S. (et. al.)

Publisher: English Heritage

Date: 2006

Introduction: Historic farmsteads and their buildings make a fundamental contribution to the richly varied character of our countryside, and illustrate the long history of farming and settlement in the English landscape. England displays a huge diversity in geology, with a greater variety in small areas than anywhere else in Europe, which combined with varied farming practices has resulted in a great diversity of materials and types of farmstead.

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