Papers Relating to Grange Hill Farm

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers relating to Grange Hill Farm, consisting of:  

  • Cropping book, 1884-1961
  • Farm diaries, 1956-7, 1960
  • Miscellaneous papers, 1946-60
  • Working papers and thesis of Lt. Col. H.G.S. Burkitt on Grange Hill Farm, ca. 1975-84

Administrative / Biographical History

Grange Hill Farm is in Bishop Auckland, Durham.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

Bequeathed by Lt. Col. H.G.S. Burkitt, 1986; and transferred on permanent loan to the University of Oxford Institute of Agricultural Economics, June 1986.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.