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Highfield Farm  | OS Grid Ref: 421450,462500  | Site classified as: Orchard  | HPG Ref: 60176

Map Evidence

1854 OS
No record
1909 OS
Walled orchard S & W of house: plot no. 799, acreage 2.099
1957 OS (SE 26 SW)
As above

Extract from Site Visit report

Site Description: Orchard
Site Access: Footpath from Stripe Lane through farm complex N of orchard ( runs E/W)
Visibility: Poor owing to distance from farm complex and walls
Micro climate: South facing sheltered
North boundary: Dry stone wall lined with brick
South boundary: Low dry stone wall
East boundary: Dry stone wall
West boundary: Dry stone wall
Buildings: N/A
Walkways / Gateways / Paths etc: Not visible
Other man-made features: Outer side of W wall has substantial stone buttresses and a large square pillar like structure (furnace?).
Planting: Not visible not apparent that there is an orchard.
General Condition: Walls appear robust
Possible contact: N/A
Local knowledge: Hartwith Heritage Project.
Other comments: N/A
Recorder: MAH
Date: 28/09/09

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