The Site is located to the north of Coldharbour Lane and east of Ten Acre Lane on the eastern edge of Thorpe village.
With an area of circa 13.57 hectares, the Site extends from Ten Acre Lane on its western edge to the boundary with existing residential properties to the east and from Coldharbour Lane to the south up to, but not including, Thorpe Cemetery.
The Site is broadly L-shaped and is currently grassland with trees and hedges marking its boundaries.
Contiguous with the settlement boundary for Thorpe, the Site is located within the Thorpe Conservation Area. There are no listed buildings within or immediately adjacent to the Site.
The Site falls entirely within Flood Zone 1 and is considered at low risk from flooding.