Bury Farm, Meldreth 5676

Meldreth, England, Cambridgeshire, South Cambridgeshire

Brief Description

Features of Bury Farm include an avenue, a pergola and a moat.

History

The present house and gardens at Bury Farm were created in the late-18th century.

Visitor Facilities

Bury Farm has a bakery and a farm parlour, which is open for special events. Please visit the website for further information. http://www.buryfarm.co.uk/index.html

Detailed Description

The site is divided into a series of formal gardens, with a long yew avenue terminating in a box hedge circle. There are plantsman's borders, white borders, a red border and a pergola supporting roses and vines underplanted with spring bulbs. Today the moat is still bordered by ancient chestnuts.
Features
  • Avenue
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  • Border
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  • Moat
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  • Pergola
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  • Manor House (featured building)
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Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Bury Farm has a bakery and a farm parlour, which is open for special events. Please visit the website for further information. http://www.buryfarm.co.uk/index.html
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Meldreth
History

Detailed History

The existing late-Georgian house, on the site of a 12th-century moated manor house, is set in one hectare of grounds on the edge of the river Meld.

Period

  • Late 18th Century
  • 18th Century
References

Contributors

  • Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust