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Brief description of site

Abbey House and its garden were built in the late-16th and early-17th centuries on the site of Barnwell Priory, dissolved in 1550. Much of the original stonework from the priory was incorporated into the garden features.

Location information:

Address: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB5 8HH

Locality: Cambridge

Local Authorities:

Cambridgeshire; Cambridge

Historical County: Cambridgeshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 154 Grid Ref: TL472596
Latitude: 52.215 Longitude: 0.153171

Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: 1567 to 1633

Main period of development: Late 17th century

Survival: Extant

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