Stibbington House, Wansford 6264

Wansford, England

Brief Description

Features of Stibbington House include rose beds, lawns, river walks, terraces and a vegetable garden.

History

Stibbington House was created in the late-18th century as a private residence.

Detailed Description

At the gothic lodge a drive leads through a small park to a circular lawn in front of the house. To the west a terrace and sloping lawns lead to the site of an old paper mill with weir and sluices along the river Nene. Outlines of the rose beds in the lower lawn are still visible in drought. The garden was extended with river walks to the south. To the east is a lawn with several mature conifers which leads to the vegetable garden.
Features
  • Garden Terrace
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  • Lawn
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  • Flower Bed
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  • Walk
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Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Wansford
History

Detailed History

This late-18th-century house with roof belvedere and iron veranda stands in 1.1 hectares of gardens to the south of the village.

Period

  • Late 18th Century
References

Contributors

  • Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust