Peckover House and Garden
DescriptionPeckover House & Garden
Georgian brick town house with walled garden
The town house, built c.1722, is renowned for its very fine plaster and wood rococo decoration and includes displays on the Quaker banking family who owned it and the Peckover Bank. The outstanding 0.8-hectare (2-acre) Victorian garden includes an orangery, summerhouses, roses, herbaceous borders, fernery, croquet lawn and 17th-century thatched barn, which is available for weddings and functions
Name and credits for images of Peckover House, Wisbech
Description of image - A decorative wrought iron gate in the boundary wall of the garden at Peckover House with pineapple shaped ornamental stonework on top of the gate pillars.
Description of image - The Orangery in the garden at Peckover House used to display a wide range of flowering pot plants and three orange trees; in front is a metal arch for climbing roses.
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Credit for photograph: Stephen Robson
Copyright: ©NTPL/Stephen Robson
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Description of image - An island flower-bed planted in typical Victorian style with brightly coloured begonias on the Palm Lawn at Peckover House.
Credit for photograph: Andrea Jones
Copyright: ©NTPL/Andrea Jones