Features of Chapman's Garden, to the south of Front Court, include a pool and several specimen trees.
Chapman's Garden was created in honour of Reverend Arthur Chapman, who served at Emmanuel College.
Visitor FacilitiesThis site is a College. Please visit the website for more information. http://www.emma.cam.ac.uk/about/origins/
Detailed DescriptionThe garden features a pool and an extensive collection of specimen trees which makes up as large proportion of the 120 species planted throughout the whole college. A path leads through the garden which is bordered by red and white flower garden. The garden also contains a 'fossil tree', Metasequoia glyptostroboides, only ever known in fossil form until it was discovered growing in China during the Second World War and two tulip trees, Liriodendron tulipifera.
- Tree Feature
- Description: Fossil tree - Metasequoia glyptostroboide, Tulip tree - Liriodendron tulipifera.
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Access Contact DetailsThis site is a College. Please visit the website for more information. http://www.emma.cam.ac.uk/about/origins/
Detailed HistoryChapman's garden is named after the Reverend Arthur Chapman, a Hebrew scholar who until 1913 had the entire garden to himself.
Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust