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Brief description of site

Features of Fordham Abbey include drives, pleasure grounds, an orchard, a walled kitchen garden and various fruit houses.

Brief history of site

Fordham Abbey was established in the 13th century, but was re-built as a private house in the late-18th century.

Location information:

Address: Newmarket Road, Fordham, Cambridgeshire, CB7 5PF

Locality: Fordham

Local Authorities:

Cambridgeshire; East Cambridgeshire; Fordham

Historical County: Cambridgeshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 154 Grid Ref: TL630697
Latitude: 52.3012 Longitude: 0.389104

Key information:

Form of site: estate

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: manor house

Site first created: 1790

Main period of development: Late 18th century

Survival: Extant

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