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monument Word or Phrase:COMBINATION FARM BUILDING *  
Definition:A multi-purpose farm building.

monument Word or Phrase:FARM LABOURERS COTTAGE *  
Definition:The dwelling place of a farm worker.

monument Word or Phrase:FARMYARD CAUSEWAY *  
Definition:An area of hardstanding to allow movement of farm transport in all weathers.

monument Word or Phrase:FARM BUILDING *  
Definition:A building or structure of unknown function found on a farm. Use more specific type where known.

monument Word or Phrase:MANORIAL FARM *  
Definition:A medieval high status farmstead, acting as the centre of the estate, directly controlled by the lord and used for the benefit of his household and dependents.

monument Word or Phrase:SILKWORM FARM *  
Definition:A farm or group of buildings where Silkworms are bred. The Silkworm when changing into a pupa spins a cocoon made of silken filaments, these are then unwound and used to manufacture silk thread.

monument Word or Phrase:HEALTH FARM *  
Definition:A place where people can recover from illnesses or health problems through controlled eating and programmes of exercise, etc.

monument Word or Phrase:SEWAGE FARM *  
Definition:A farm on which liquid sewage was regularly used for irrigation as a means of sewage disposal.

monument Word or Phrase:MANOR FARM *  
Definition:A farm on the estate of a manor.

monument Word or Phrase:MODEL FARM *  
Definition:A farm building erected in the 18th and 19th century which were architect-designed rather than built in the local vernacular style.

monument Word or Phrase:FARMHOUSE *  
Definition:The main dwelling-house of a farm, it can be either detached from or attached to the working buildings.

monument Word or Phrase:FARMSTEAD *  
Definition: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.

monument Word or Phrase:FISH FARM *  
Definition:A farm with a pond, river, lake or tanks where fish are kept and bred for commercial purposes.

monument Word or Phrase:MINK FARM *  
Definition:A building or group of buildings used for the raising of mink, a semi-aquatic mammal which is farmed for its fur.

monument Word or Phrase:STUD FARM *  
Definition:A farm where stallions and mares are kept for breeding.

monument Word or Phrase:WIND FARM *  
Definition:A group of electricity-producing windmills or wind turbines.

monument Word or Phrase:FARMYARD *  
Definition:A yard or enclosure attached to a farmhouse, usually surrounded by other farm buildings.

monument Word or Phrase:FARM *  
Definition: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.

* Copyright of English Heritage (1999)

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