changes noticed in Sorrel cottage between 1980 and 2002
The map shows the developments that occured at Sorrel Cottage during a 22 - year period from 1980 to 2002.
It is clear from the maps that the most striking change that happened at the Sorrel Cottage was the enlarged size of the garden. Additionally, quite a few infrastructures were added to the poperty between 1989 and 2001.
In 1980, the garden became bigger by the purchase of a plot of land which was situated to the south of the original garden and which is almost equal in size to the garden in 1980. Two years later, the garden was extended because of the acquisition of another plot of land on the eastern border, which effectively doubled the area of the original garden.
From 1986 to 1988, there was a construction of a new house to the south of the Cottage and in the following year an orchard was planted in the northern part of the land acquired in 1985. The year 1990 saw two additions to the land: a pond in the original garden and a vegetable garden opposite to the orchard in the eastern plot of land. Two lines of trees appeared along the southern and the northern edge of the land acquired in 1996.
Between 2000 and 2001, an open - air swimming pool was errected in the land purchase in 1983.