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North Court Garden, Emmanuel College, Cambridge

Introduction

Features of North Court garden include a sunken oval lawn and various tree species.

The garden features a sunken oval lawn, three Columnar Hornbeams, a cedar of Lebanon, Manna Ash and a Paulownia tomentosa which in Japanese legend is the home of the Oriental Pheonix.
Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

This site is part of a College. Please visit the website for more information. http://www.emma.cam.ac.uk/about/origins/

History

The garden of North Court dates from the early part of the 20th century and is accessed via a tunnel from New Court.

Period

Early 20th Century (1901-1932)

Features & Designations

Features

  • Lawn
  • Description: Sunken oval lawn
Key Information

Type

Garden

Purpose

Ornamental

Period

Early 20th Century (1901-1932)

Survival

Extant

Open to the public

Yes

References

Contributors

  • Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust