The Moat House, Warboys (also known as The Rectory)6176

Warboys, England, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire

Brief Description

Features of The Moat House include a fish pond, islands, bridges, an ice house and a walled kitchen garden.

History

The Moat House was built in 1830 as a private residence.

Detailed Description

The garden consists of 1.4 hectares. To the south is a large fish pond with two islands reached by foot bridges. An ice house to the rear of the house and a timber gamekeeper's larder of 1830, octagonal in plan, were both originally thatched. A former coach house lies to the north with a walled kitchen garden and orchard, now landscaped with herbaceous beds and shrubberies for easier maintenance.
Features
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  • Fishpond
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  • Kitchen Garden
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  • Icehouse
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  • Garden Wall
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  • Moat (featured building)
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Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Warboys
History

Detailed History

Formerly The Rectory, this 1830 gault brick house with an orangery stands on a terrace with an openwork balustrade.