Pond Farm, Eltisley 5918

Eltisley, England, Cambridgeshire, South Cambridgeshire

Brief Description

Features of Pond Farm include a tree-lined moat, a lawn, a former pond and retaining walls.

History

Pond Farm was established in the early-16th century.

Detailed Description

The elevated lawn in front of the farm house is held by a brick retaining wall. Between this and an outer wall is a broad expanse of grass which runs into adjacent arable fields. In earlier times, this space was occupied by a range of farm buildings. The pond between the road and the outer wall has sadly disappeared.
Features
  • Moat
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  • Lawn
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  • Pond
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  • Garden Wall
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  • House (featured building)
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Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Eltisley
History

Detailed History

Pond Farm is situated to the east of the triangular village green. This early-16th-century timber-framed building stands on a raised site surrounded on three sides by a tree lined moat.

Period

  • 16th Century
References

Contributors

  • Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust