Wreck Hall Farm

Pictures and stories of Wreck (Rack) Hall Farm

Dowd says of Wreck/Wrack/Rack Hall

1770 spelling of Wreck Hall reflects local pronunciation; history : bt by Ralph Robinson that year for 100 guineas (£ 105), was 40 acres (16 Hektares) of Third Acre Land & hence originally Dutch.

Wrack Hall Farm named after its main building constructed by Ralph Robinson from the purchased timbers of the ship ‘Ajax’ driven ashore op Burgess Ho at S Shoebury; history : so spelt when the Fm was tenented, along with Smallgains, by the Morleys in 1851; uninhabited in 1881.