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Brief description of site

Features of Kimbolton Castle include garden terraces, lawns, rows of lime trees, a pond, garden walls, a gatehouse, an avenue and former kitchen gardens.

Brief history of site

Kimbolton Castle was established in the late-12th century by Geoffrey Fitzpiers.

Location information:

Address: Kimbolton, PE28 0HL

Locality: Kimbolton

Local Authorities:

Cambridgeshire; Huntingdonshire; Kimbolton

Historical County: Cambridgeshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: Grid Ref: TL102676
Latitude: 52.2955 Longitude: -0.385523

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Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: castle

Site first created: 1197

Main period of development: 12th century

Survival: Extant

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