Manor Farm, Rampton 4096

Rampton, England, Cambridgeshire, South Cambridgeshire

Brief Description

Features of Manor Farm include a pond, front garden and a large paddock.

History

The present Manor Farm was established in the early-17th century.

Detailed Description

An 1819 Relham drawing indicates elegant poplars and evergreen shrubs within the narrow front garden. A map of 1825 shows six garden plots (possibly vegetables) to the east of the house laid out formally bounded by a narrow hedge on two sides. A pond runs along the whole of the north boundary.

The sale particluars of 1976 lists ‘an unspoiled front garden with mature yews and fine yuccas and ash tree. Then a large moat pond with willow tree and adjoining well all in a large open paddock'.

Features
  • Moat
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  • Pond
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  • Manor House (featured building)
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  • Hedge
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Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Rampton
History

Detailed History

The original medieval Manor Farm was entirely rebuilt in the early-17th century.
References

Contributors

  • Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust