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Monument details

HER Number:TQ 77 NE 1119
Type of record:Farmstead
Name:Eastborough Farm, Cooling


A full regular courtyard plan farmstead.

Grid Reference:TQ 7704 7643
Map Sheet:TQ77NE

Monument Types

  • FARMSTEAD (Post Medieval - 1800 AD to 1800 AD)

Full description

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Type: Regular courtyard
Farmhouse: Farmhouse detached in central position
Position: Loose farmstead cluster
Survivial: Altered - significant loss of original form (more than 50%)

This feature is recorded in the English Heritage Historic Area Assessment for Cooling Parish. The report states:
"Eastborough and Broomhey farms sat on the edge of the upland and close to the marshes to the west [should be east] of the village."
"Eastborough Farm lies within the nature reserve. …[Eastborough] is no longer a working farm and its outbuildings are used by the RSPB for storage or left semi-derelict as wildlife habitat". (3)

<1> Forum Heritage Services, 2012, Kent Farmsteads & Landscape Project (Unpublished document). SKE18075.

<2> English Heritage, 2009, Historic Farmsteads: A Manual for Mapping (Unpublished document). SKE18076.

<3> historic england, 2014, Hoo Peninsula Outline Historic Area Assessment: Cooling Parish. Research Report 51-2014. (Bibliographic reference). SKE31592.

Sources and further reading

Cross-ref. Source description
<1>Unpublished document: Forum Heritage Services. 2012. Kent Farmsteads & Landscape Project.
<2>Unpublished document: English Heritage. 2009. Historic Farmsteads: A Manual for Mapping.
<3>Bibliographic reference: historic england. 2014. Hoo Peninsula Outline Historic Area Assessment: Cooling Parish. Research Report 51-2014..