Stetchworth Park 4136

Stetchworth, England, Cambridgeshire, East Cambridgeshire

Brief Description

Features of Stretchworth Park include a lake, avenue and a cottage ornee.

History

Stretchworth Park was established in the late-18th century.

Detailed Description

Stretworth Park has a cottage ornee, which is painted brick and has a half-hipped thatched roof with central square ridge stack. There is an entrance lodge, which is painted flint and has brick dressings. The park and gardens were elaborately laid out in the 19th century. The gardens contain a lake, an avenue and hothouses.
Features
  • Cottage Ornee
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  • Gate Lodge
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  • Avenue
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  • Ornamental Lake
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  • Glasshouse
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  • Manor House (featured building)
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Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Stetchworth
History

Detailed History

Stretchworth Park was created in 1796 as a private residence.

Period

  • Late 18th Century
  • 18th Century
References

Contributors

  • Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust