Information for record number MWA8213:
Model farm at Pastures Farm, Pailton

Summary One of a small number of model farmsteads that was built during the Imperial period. It is situated at Pailton Pastures.
What Is It?  
Type: Farmstead
Period: Imperial - Industrial (1751 AD - 1913 AD)
Where Is It?  
Parish: Pailton
District: Rugby, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 49 82
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
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1 One of a small number of known planned or model farms in county. Dates to 1854-56, built by Trinity College for the Earl of Denbigh. Buildings still in agricultural use.
2In 1854-6 Trinity College built a model farmstead for the Earl of Denbigh at Pastures Farm, Pailton

Source No: 1
Source Type: Bibliographic reference
Title: Model Farmsteads - Thematic Survey (EH)
Author/originator: Wade Martins, S, Lake, J, & Hawkins, B
Date: 1997
Page Number: 22
Source No: 2
Source Type: Bibliographic reference
Title: The English Model Farm: Buildng the Agricultural Ideal, 1700-1914
Author/originator: S. W. Martins
Date: 2002
Page Number: 220-221
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period Imperial 1751 AD to 1914 AD (end of the 18th century AD to the beginning of the 20th century AD)

This period comes after the Post Medieval period and before the modern period and starts with beginning of the Industrial Revolution in 1750. It includes the second part of the Hannoverian period (1714 – 1836) and the Victorian period (1837 – 1901). The Imperial period ends with the start of the First World War in 1914.
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monument BUILDING * A structure with a roof to provide shelter from the weather for occupants or contents. Use specific type where known. back
monument MODEL * Use for miniaturized monument type. Index with actual monument type where possible. back
monument FARMSTEAD * The homestead of a farm consisting of a farmhouse and working farm buildings, with yards, other working areas and usually a garden to the house. back
monument INDUSTRIAL * This is the top term for the class. See INDUSTRIAL Class List for narrow terms. back
monument PASTURE * A field covered with herbage for the grazing of livestock. back
monument MODEL FARM * A farm building erected in the 18th and 19th century which were architect-designed rather than built in the local vernacular style. back
monument COLLEGE * An establishment, often forming part of a university, for higher or tertiary education. back
monument FARM * A tract of land, often including a farmhouse and ancillary buildings, used for the purpose of cultivation and the rearing of livestock, etc. Use more specific type where known. back

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