Croydon Wilds 5908

Croydon, England, Cambridgeshire, South Cambridgeshire

Brief Description

Features of Croydon Wilds include walkways, mounts and a moat.

History

Croydon Wilds was established in the early-17th century.

Detailed Description

The house was placed centrally within an exactly square moated garden which had terraced walkways along two sides of the interior and raised mounts at the corners. The moat still survives.
Features
  • Mount
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  • Moat
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  • Walk
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  • House (featured building)
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Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Croydon
History

Detailed History

A new house on the remote Wilds was built here in the early-17th century by the Cage family who then owned most of the parish. The house was demolished in 1957.
References

Contributors

  • Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust