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Manor House, Warboys

Introduction

Features of Manor House include yew hedges, herbaceous borders, paths and lawns.

The garden lies to the south of the house, and is divided into two areas by a yew hedge. It contains herbaceous borders and a gravel brick edged path and lawn. There are fine views extending to the fields beyond.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

This site is open only as a wedding venue.

History

Situated to the north of the village church the Manor House is a mid-17th-century red brick house with two Dutch gables. The house was built by Sir John Leman, member of the Fishmongers' Company and Lord Mayor of London 1616-1617. Earlier in the 20th century, the house was let to Virginia Woolf.

Features & Designations

Features

  • Path
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  • Lawn
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  • Herbaceous Border
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  • Hedge
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  • Manor House (featured building)
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Key Information

Type

Garden

Purpose

Ornamental

Survival

Extant

Open to the public

Yes

Civil Parish

Warboys

References

Contributors

  • Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust