Historic Maps

Keith Beecroft Copyright 2008

Kesgrave Map

1. KESGRAVE HALL SCHOOL 19. GRANGE FARM
2. OLD ROAD TO BEALINGS 20. 'TEXAS' FARM COTTAGE
3. NEW ROAD TO BEALINGS 21. FOXHALL SPEEDWAY STADIUM
4. HALL LODGES 22. SITE OF WATER TOWER
5. KESGRAVE HIGH SCHOOL DEMOLISHED 1974
6. OCTAGONAL COPSE 23. COMMUNICATIONS STATION
7. GAMEKEEPERS LODGE 24. FORMER SANATORIUM HOSPITAL
8. BRACKEN HALL 25. FORMER SMALLPDX HOSPITAL
9. KILN FARM 26. POLE HILL TUMULAS
10. KESGRAVE BRICKYARD 27. TUMULUS
11. SITE OF RUSHMERE TOLLGATE 28. DOBBS GRAVE
12.'DOCTOR' WATSONS COTTAGE 29. GORSELAND SCHOOL
13. BELL INN 30. ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
14. ALL SAINTS CHURCH 31. NEW COMMUNITY CENTRE
15. SITE OF OLD K.W.M.C.C. GROUND 32. BAPTIST CHURCH
16.SITE OF KESGRAVE HOUSE 33. BEDDING FACTORY
17. HEATH SCHOOL 34. DOCTORS SURGERY
18. KESGRAVE FRUIT FARM 35. JACKSON GROUP HEADQUARTERS

Kesgrave map circa 1875

Kesgrave Area Map - circa 1875. The Church, Bell Inn, Grange Farm and a few other farm dwellings are the only buildings of the time. Even Ipswich only extends east as far as Cauldwell Hall Road

Kesgrave map circa 1920

Kesgrave Map - circa 1920. Buildings shown are those in the Parish prior to the development and construction of the 'Dream Bungalows'.

Kesgrave map circa 1950

Kesgrave Map - circa 1950. Show residential street development between 1924 and 1950.

Kesgrave map circa 1969

Kesgrave Map - circa 1969. The increasing development can be seen with the infill of housing between the west boundary and Bell Lane with the Cornwall Estate.

Kesgrave Centre Map

Kesgrave Centre Map, shows the Church, Bell Inn and the War Memorial

Community Centre

Community Centre prior to the diversion of Bell Lane and the construction of the new access road to the Grange Farm Development cutting through the K.W.M.C.C. ground.

soil composition of Kesgrave area

Map showing the soil composition of the Kesgrave Area, mainly consisting of glacial sand and gravel (pink) with an area to the west of brickearth (orange) and two pockets of bolder clay (blue).

Last update on Tuesday 24 Jul 2018 by Alan Comber.

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