Historic Maps

Keith Beecroft Copyright 2008

Historic Features

Kesgrave Map

  • Location
    1. KESGRAVE HALL SCHOOL
    2. OLD ROAD TO BEALINGS
    3. NEW ROAD TO BEALINGS
    4. HALL LODGES
    5. KESGRAVE HIGH SCHOOL DEMOLISHED 1974
    6. OCTAGONAL COPSE
    7. GAMEKEEPERS LODGE
    8. BRACKEN HALL
    9. KILN FARM
    10. KESGRAVE BRICKYARD
    11. SITE OF RUSHMERE TOLLGATE
    12. 'DOCTOR' WATSONS COTTAGE
    13. BELL INN
    14. ALL SAINTS CHURCH
    15. SITE OF OLD K.W.M.C.C. GROUND
    16. SITE OF KESGRAVE HOUSE
    17. HEATH SCHOOL
    18. KESGRAVE FRUIT FARM
    19. GRANGE FARM
    20. 'TEXAS' FARM COTTAGE
    21. FOXHALL SPEEDWAY STADIUM
    22. SITE OF WATER TOWER
    23. COMMUNICATIONS STATION
    24. FORMER SANATORIUM HOSPITAL
    25. FORMER SMALLPDX HOSPITAL
    26. POLE HILL TUMULAS
    27. TUMULUS
    28. DOBBS GRAVE
    29. GORSELAND SCHOOL
    30. ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
    31. NEW COMMUNITY CENTRE
    32. BAPTIST CHURCH
    33. BEDDING FACTORY
    34. DOCTORS SURGERY
    35. JACKSON GROUP HEADQUARTERS
Kesgrave Area Map - circa 1875

Kesgrave 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 circa 1974



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

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 30 Nov 2021 by Alan Comber.

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