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Melbourn Bury

Introduction

Features of Melbourn Bury include a large garden, ornamental lake and a rose garden.

The house stands in two hectares of garden with a small ornamental lake with island, feeding one of the sources of the River Cam. There is a large wall-backed herbaceous border and rose garden, and extensive lawns with mature beech trees.
History

Melbourn Bury was created in the mid-19th century. The castellated house is located on the site of the medieval manor of Melbourn Bury.

Period

Victorian (1837-1901)

Features & Designations

Features

  • Rose Garden
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  • Island
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  • Ornamental Lake
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  • Herbaceous Border
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  • Lawn
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Key Information

Type

Garden

Purpose

Ornamental

Principal Building

Domestic / Residential

Period

Victorian (1837-1901)

Survival

Extant

Civil Parish

Melbourn

References

Contributors

  • Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust