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Bury Farm, Meldreth

Introduction

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

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.
Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

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

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

  • 18th Century (1701 to 1800)
  • Late 18th Century (1775 to 1799)
Features & Designations

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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Key Information

Type

Garden

Purpose

Ornamental

Principal Building

Domestic / Residential

Period

18th Century (1701 to 1800)

Survival

Extant

Open to the public

Yes

Civil Parish

Meldreth

References

Contributors

  • Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust