Great Gransden Hall 5919

Great Gransden, England, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire

Brief Description

Features of Great Gransden Hall include an ornamental moat, pleasure grounds and an orchard.

History

Great Gransden Hall was created in the mid-17th century as a private residence.

Detailed Description

The Hall was built on the site of an earlier house near an ornamental moat. The Hall looks south into the park which is crossed by Abbotsley Brook. The 1879 sale particulars show a walled kitchen garden to the east (now developed for housing), pleasure grounds with cross paths near the Hall and formal island flower beds in lawns. To the north of the village street stands an orchard on higher ground.
Features
  • Orchard
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  • Island Bed
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  • Kitchen Garden
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  • Garden Wall
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  • Moat
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  • Path
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  • Manor House (featured building)
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Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Great Gransden
History

Detailed History

Situated to the west of the village, Great Gransden Hall is a brick house built in the middle of the 17th century and later remodelled in the early-18th century.
References

Contributors

  • Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust