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Brief description of site

Abbots Ripton Hall has pleasure grounds and ornamental gardens, extensively developed from the late-1950s, on the site of 19th-century and earlier features. The property covers about 22 hectares, with gardens of about 2.2 hectares, and a lake of approximately 2.2 hectares.

Brief history of site

The site at Abbots Ripton dates from Domesday, though the house and gardens date from the 19th and 20th centuries with surviving 18th-century features.

Location information:

Address: Abbots Ripton Hall, Abbots Ripton, Huntingdon, PE28 2PQ

Locality: Huntingdon

Local Authorities:

Cambridgeshire; Huntingdonshire; Abbots Ripton

Historical County: Huntingdonshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 142 Grid Ref: TL241779
Latitude: 52.3851 Longitude: -0.178008

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

01 487 773555
Open by arrangement only - please telephone.

Key information:

Form of site: estate

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: detached house

Main period of development: Mid 20th century

Survival: Part: ground/below ground level remains

Site Size (Hectares): 22

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