Badlingham Manor, Chippenham (also known as Badlingham Hall)5587

Chippenham, England, Cambridgeshire, East Cambridgeshire

Brief Description

Features of Badlingham Manor include a moat, a garden wall and ponds.

History

Badlingham Manor was established in the 16th century as a private residence.

Detailed Description

Badlingham Manor is situated within a rectangular moated site with access across a brick bridge from the west. The moat is 50 feet wide and a considerable part of the River Kennett runs through it, the level being maintained by small weirs. A wall running north from the manor is covered with roses. The garden to the east contained two fish ponds which were later canalised. There is a mixed collection of deciduous trees.
Features
  • Garden Wall
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  • Moat
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  • Fishpond
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  • Manor House (featured building)
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  • Ornamental Bridge
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Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Chippenham
History

Detailed History

Originally known as Badlingham Hall, this 16th-century farmhouse was a grange of Sibton Abbey in Suffolk.

Period

  • Tudor (1485-1603)