Odsey House 5687

Guilden Morden, England, Cambridgeshire, South Cambridgeshire

Brief Description

Features of Odsey House include several fine trees, paths and an orchard.

History

Odsey House was created in the early-18th century as a private residence.

Detailed Description

Several fine mature beech trees are underplanted with a mass of spring bulbs. To the front of the house is a formal area laid out with circles of clipped box. An attractive archway leads to the north garden, which is also formally laid out with clipped yews and box lined paths incorporating an existing orchard, in open flat countryside.
Features
  • Orchard
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  • Path
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  • House (featured building)
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Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Guilden Morden
History

Detailed History

Adjacent to Odsey Grange this tall elegant Georgian house was built around 1720, as a Sporting Lodge for the Duke of Devonshire, with extensive stabling.
References

Contributors

  • Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust