Mill Street Farm, Mill Street, Stowupland

This may have been The Old Farmhouse or Tudor Farmhouse since according to Ena Carter in the 1900s that is where Jack Hill had 5 children.

Not sure of the exact date but the grandfather of  Peter List was the farm bailiff of Oak Farm,  lived at Corner Farm but also looked after Park Farm and Mill Street Farm.

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As auctioned in 1928,

tm 352 Farmhouse, cottage, Gardens and stackyard of 3r 14p

tm 348 Arable field of 4a 2r and 15p

tm 350 Arable field of 5a 0r 38p

tm 351 orchards and ponds 2r and 18p

tm 361 pasture  and buildings  2a 2r 25 p

In 1928 the farmhouse was in the occupation of John Hill at a rent of 1/6  per week, whilst the cottage was occupied by George Forsdike at a rent of 2/- per annum. George also rented a piwce of adjoining ground for 5/- per annum.

The house was described as containing  3 bedrooms, an entrance lobby, 2 sitting rooms, 2 pantries, a kitchen and lean to shed. The cottage was of plaster and thatched containing 2 bedrooms, a sitting room, kitchen, lean to pantry and lean to shed.

In addition the  new owner would get a brick, timber and thatched barn; a cattle yard with open shed; a brick, timber and thatched cattle shed and a timber and tiled implement shed.