1986 North Manhood Peninsula
This is an agricultural area. The farms are mostly church owned. Neatly kept by the local farmers, with trimmed hedges and tidy fields. There are approimately 0-40 acres of modern aluminium glasshouses, growing lettuce, celery, tomatoes, and other glasshouse crops. Otherwise the area is mainly arable, with Barley, wheat, potatoes and oil seed rape. There are 2 dairy herds, one at Mapsons farm of 10 milking cows, and one at Chalders Farm of 400. This is a very large herd for one single unit. At Southend farm there is a herd of Beef Cattle. Generallly, the land here produces approximately 3 tons per acre of barley, 3-4 tons of wheat, 15-20 tons of potatoes, according to the season. There is a tropical fish farm at wophams Lane,the only one in the vicinity.
Map of the area
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