Features of the New Court garden, to the north of Front Court, include box hedging and several varieties of herbs.
The garden at New Court was enclosed between 1824 and 1825. The current layout dates back to the 1960s.
Visitor FacilitiesThis site is part of a College. Please visit the website for more information. http://www.emma.cam.ac.uk/about/origins/
Detailed DescriptionPlanting includes marjoram, rue, tansy, thyme, burnet roses, winter savoury, elecampane, applemint, parsley, rosemary, fennel, rhubarb, chard and welsh onions. The herbs are planted in a range of low raised triangular brick beds edged with box intersected by diagonal paths.
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- Herb Garden
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Access Contact DetailsThis site is part of a College. Please visit the website for more information. http://www.emma.cam.ac.uk/about/origins/
Detailed HistoryThe garden at New Court was laid out with the building of the college between 1824 and 1825, although the herb garden and box hedging was introduced in 1960 by John Codrington.
- Associated People
Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust