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Part/component area of: Madingley Hall


Brief description of site

The north garden is part garden part meadow, the later part being managed as such since at least 1870. Mature trees dominate the meadow with swathes of naturally occurring wildflowers and a planted woodland and Yew border. The more formally arranged garden to the south of the meadow contains a croquet lawn, pond and Yew topiary garden. The Topiary Garden was created in the 1920s, and has an astrolabe at its centre. It is thought that the other Yews in the garden are the only surviving trees from Lancelot Brown's work.

Location information:

Locality: Cambridge

Local Authorities:

Cambridgeshire; South Cambridgeshire; Madingley

Historical County: Cambridgeshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 154 Grid Ref: TL390600
Latitude: 52.2207 Longitude: 0.0333951

Key information:

Form of site: park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Survival: Extant

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