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Cottenham Village College 4095

Brief Description

A garden associated with the college which was opened in 1963. The garden features tree lined drives, shrubs, flowers, island beds and a wildlife pond.


The college, designed by R H Crompton was opened in November by the Queen Mother.

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Detailed Description

The College is approached along a tree lined drive with shrubs and flowers. An island bed at the entrance is thickly planted with deciduous and evergreen trees and provides a backdrop for a wild life pond containing water lilies.

The College is designed with a large promenade in the centre of the plan with views out towards the playing fields.

Pond, Island Bed, Tree Avenue
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Civil Parish

  • Cottenham

Detailed History

The College was designed by the County Architect R.H.Compton and opened in November 1963 by the Queen Mother.
Associated People



  • Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust