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Pepys House, Brampton 5967

Brief Description

Features of Pepys House include lawns and shrub features.


Pepys' House was created in the mid-17th century as a private residence. The House is now a school.

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Detailed Description

The front garden with its lawn and simple boundary shrub planting today gives little indication of the drama which took place in this garden in the mid-17th century. Devotees of Samuel Pepys diary will recall that on the 10th-11th of October 1667, Pepys returned to Brampton in a panic to try and recover the gold he had buried in this garden. Luckily, after two attempts at night, he recovered his hoard.
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Civil Parish

  • Brampton

Detailed History

Samuel Pepys was born in this farmhouse to the east of the village church.


  • Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust