Paxton Hill House 5943

St Neots, England, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire

Brief Description

Features of Paxton Hill House include perimeter planting, a kitchen garden, glasshouses and a tree-lined avenue.

History

Paxton Hill House was created in the early-19th century as a private residence.

Visitor Facilities

http://www.paxtonhillhouse.co.uk/

Detailed Description

Situated on the summit of a small hill to the north of Gallow Brook and standing within 18.4 hectares of grounds, it has magnificent views to the west over the River Ouse shimmering 120 feet below. The grounds are enclosed by a thin strip of perimeter planting. There is a lodge to the north with an avenue of trees leading to the house. To the south east of the house is an extensive kitchen garden with glasshouses enclosed by further shelter belt planting.
Features
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  • Kitchen Garden
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  • Gate Lodge
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Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

http://www.paxtonhillhouse.co.uk/
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Great Paxton
History

Detailed History

This is an early-19th century country house built for Edgar Hanbury with a later Victorian addition to the north-east.
References

Contributors

  • Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust