Sizes of farms as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Farm Size in four categories 1970
Under 5 acres 1,107 Show data context
5 to 50 acres 2,022 Show data context
50 to 300 acres 1,302 Show data context
Over 300 acres 413 Show data context
Date: Source:
1970 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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The 1910 Farm Census listed farm acreages using this four-way classification, and data from later years have been simplified to the same bands. In most years, holdings of under 1 acre are specifically excluded.

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Date accessed: 20th August 2019