The Elms, Ramsey Forty Foot 6169

Ramsey Forty Foot, England, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire

Brief Description

Features of The Elms include a large water garden, a wide range of trees and shrubs and two lakes.

History

The Elms was created in the late-20th century as a private residence.

Visitor Facilities

The Elms is open sporadically for charity events.http://www.wherecanwego.com/Search/ViewEvent.aspx?e=237307

Detailed Description

The water garden incorporates two disused clay quarries originally used for making bricks. The two lakes are landscaped with water-lilies and the banks are covered by a wide range of trees and shrubs. The lakes are divided by a grass causeway with a timber summerhouse affording views to both lakes. English elms still survive along the south boundary.
Features
  • Lake
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  • Summerhouse
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  • House (featured building)
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Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The Elms is open sporadically for charity events.http://www.wherecanwego.com/Search/ViewEvent.aspx?e=237307
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Ramsey
History

Detailed History

A small new house, situated to the west end of the Forty Foot Dyke, overlooks a recently created, nearly one hectare, water garden.
References

Contributors

  • Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust