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Alwalton Hall

Introduction

Features of Alwalton Hall include a lodge, a tree lined drive and herbaceous borders.

Lynch Drive was planted in the picturesque manner and passed a farm house and lodge built from fragments from the demolished 17th-century Dryden Lodge at nearby Chesterton. Recent owners have sold off building plots in the grounds. The house is approached by a tree lined circular drive and to the west are fine trees-cedar and plane-with herbaceous borders.
History

Used as the Dower House by members of the Fitzwilliam family at Milton Hall this mid-19th-century house was reached from Milton along the Lynch Drive planted in the early-19th century.

Period

Victorian (1837-1901)

Features & Designations

Features

  • Drive
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  • Gate Lodge
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  • Herbaceous Border
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  • Hall (featured building)
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Key Information

Type

Park

Purpose

Ornamental

Principal Building

Manor House

Period

Victorian (1837-1901)

Survival

Extant

Civil Parish

Alwalton

References

Contributors

  • Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust