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Brief description of site

The 18th-century home of Lancelot Brown which he received by way of payment for his work for the Earl of Northampton at Castle Ashby. The gardens do not reflect Brown's work featuring only topiary hollies, lawns and hedges.

Location information:

Address: Chequer Street, Fenstanton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, PE28 9JQ

Locality: Cambridge

Local Authorities:

Cambridgeshire; Huntingdonshire; Fenstanton

Historical County: Cambridgeshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 154 Grid Ref: TL318688
Latitude: 52.3015 Longitude: -0.0685057

Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: manor house

Site first created: 1768

Main period of development: Mid 18th century

Survival: Extant

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