About the Farm
Brackenwood Farm is a smallholding located in the North East corner of the New Forest. It is the home of the Whitfield family and a number of horses. The original farm dates back many years and was originally a simple New Forest cottage. Over the years the farmhouse and outbuildings have been expanded a number of times and the farm now comprises of:
The original farm dates back to about the1840's. The historical maps below show how the farm and area around it has evolved over time. The recent changes to the farm includes:
2016 - Renovation of the farm house including new windows, kitchen and bathrooms.
1990 - Stable block. construction
1990 - Side extension to the farmhouse.
1974 - Hall and bedroom extension
Maps through the ages
The maps below show how the area around the farm has changed over time.
Map - 1860
Map - 1870
Map - 1900
Map - 1890
Map - 1910
Map - 1960
Map - 1990
Map - Today