Rectory Farm, Whaddon 5896

Whaddon, England, Cambridgeshire, South Cambridgeshire

Brief Description

Features of Rectory Farm include a footbridge, a moat and a dovecotee.

History

The present Farm was established in the 17th century.

Detailed Description

The present 17th-century house stands on a moated site east of the church. The entrance to the garden has recently been planted with mixed trees. Rising behind the house to the south are large chestnuts that make a striking backdrop to the cluster of tall chimneys.

A timber footbridge gives access across the moat to cornfields to the south. To the east of the house and adjacent to the drive is a red brick, slate tiled turreted dovecotee. To the north of the farm are tightly arranged barns.

Features
  • Moat
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  • Ornamental Bridge
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  • Dovecote
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  • House (featured building)
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Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Whaddon
History

Detailed History

The present Rectory Farm was established in the 17th century.
References

Contributors

  • Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust