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Raventofts House  | OS Grid Ref: 426000,465700  | Site classified as: Orchard:Site Of  | HPG Ref: 60172

Map Evidence

1909 OS
Orchard to E of Raventofts House, now known as Raventofts Farm. Plot no. 745, acreage 0.937.

Extract from Site Visit report

Site Description: Orchard, site of
Site Access: Footpath runs alongside property to W
Visibility: Fair
Micro climate: N/A
North boundary: House side, barn wall
South boundary: Low wall with wire fence
East boundary: High stone wall
West boundary: Low stone wall with wrought iron rails
Buildings: None
Walkways / Gateways / Paths etc: Victorian wrought iron gate to south/path to front door of property
Water features: Traces of a mill pond/leet in wooded area beyond the site
Natural features: No obvious landscaping within garden area which lies to the front of the house facing S
Planting: Giant sequoia to S of house – mostly ornamental shrubs- one espalier tree against barn wall
General Condition: Enclosed area to S gable end of house/ walled lane to S
Local knowledge: N/A
Other comments: The front of the house (door) porch etc. is in the gable end of the building – other buildings form a sort of courtyard – no sign of orchard
Recorder: MAH
Date: 8/11/09

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