Guilden Morden Hall 5688

Guilden Morden, England, Cambridgeshire, South Cambridgeshire

Brief Description

Features of Guilden Morden Hall include an orchard, moats and a brick bridge.

History

Guilden Morden Hall and gardens were rebuilt in the late-14th century.

Detailed Description

An estate map of 1797 by J. Pickett marks an orchard within an outer moat, a garden within the inner moat and extensive groves to the north and east of the moats. Photographs of 1900 show a brick bridge over the moat and well planted gardens, with fruit trees and roses.
Features
  • Moat
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  • Orchard
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  • Ornamental Bridge
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  • Manor House (featured building)
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Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Guilden Morden
History

Detailed History

Surrounded by fine deciduous trees this 15th-century house, rebuilt after the Peasants' Revolt in 1381, stands within one of the largest and best preserved moats in the county.
References

Contributors

  • Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust