Ickleton Caldrees Manor 5610

Ickleton, England, Cambridgeshire, South Cambridgeshire

Brief Description

Features include a garden wall, ponds, paths and herbaceous borders.

History

Ickleton Caldrees Manor was established as a manor in the early-19th century.

Detailed Description

In the mid-19th century, a stream was diverted to make ornamental ponds, one with a circular island. A high flint and brick wall forms the boundary to the east and north, behind which is an extensive woodland area of conifers and deciduous trees with paths through. The small pond still remains and the herbaceous borders and conservatory are to the north of the house.
Features
  • Herbaceous Border
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  • Garden Wall
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  • Ornamental Pond
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  • Path
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  • Manor House (featured building)
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  • Island
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Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Ickleton
History

Detailed History

In the early-19th century, Percy Charles Wyndham MP converted a 17th-century farm house into a gentleman's residence and laid out pleasure grounds and a park to the north of the house. Later, members of the Herbert family enlarged both the house and the park.
References

Contributors

  • Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust