2012

TQ3706 : Site of Norton Farm

taken 11 years ago, near to Woodingdean, Brighton And Hove, England

Site of Norton Farm
Site of Norton Farm
Other than TQ3706 : Remains of a Pump, Balsdean the only other clues to the site of the former farm is the depression to the left where the farmhouse was once located. Originally part of the small hamlet of Balsdean which originally included Sutton Farm which later became Balsdean Farm, the farm survived into the 20th century but had become uninhabited by the First World War. The buildings remained and were commandeered by the military during the Second who used it and the neighbouring buildings in Balsdean for target practice. Any remains were cleared after the war with the farm reborn a mile to the south and TQ3706 : Ruined Barns, Balsdean erected to service it. What was once a populous valley is now thoroughly deserted. Beyond is Falmer Bottom.

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TQ3706, 30 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Simon Carey   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 15 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 23 September, 2012
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3779 0624 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:50.3575N 0:2.6659W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3787 0619
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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