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When you stroll through grounds you have to fold your arms behind your back like Morpheus #madingleyhall #madingley #cambridge #england

More than 100 floral wreaths were laid during the 2016 Memorial Day Ceremony at Cambridge American Cemetery. #WWII #neverforget #madingley #honor #americancemetery

I'm here at Madingley Hall on the MSt in international relations at #cambridgeuniversity The ‘Shire Manor of Madingley’ was granted to John Hynde in 1543 by an Act of Parliament, “upon condition to pay £10 to the sheriff and members of the county.” He began building Madingley Hall in the same year, creating what are now known as the south and east wings.

The south wing contained domestic buildings, the kitchen and a garderobe; the east wing had just a few sleeping rooms, along with two large halls. The upper hall had a splendid viewing platform, leading to speculation that the Hall was originally conceived as an extravagant hunting lodge, built to flaunt the wealth of the newly-rich Hynde. When the Hall passed to his son, Sir Francis Hynde, in 1550, he made it the family home, and added the north wing in 1591. Sir John Hynde Cotton inherited Madingley Hall in 1712: during the 40 years that he owned the Hall he transformed it from a panelled Tudor house into a Baroque building, and closed the medieval village street, with the aim of removing the villagers’ houses from sight.

In January 1861 Edward, Prince of Wales, arrived at #Madingley. His mother, Queen Victoria had rented the Hall as a residence for her son whilst he studied at the University. However, his stay was brief and his departure sudden, due to “the great calamity at Windsor” - Prince Albert’s unexpected death.

In 1871 the Hall was sold out of the family to a Mr Hurrell, and subsequently to Colonel Walter Harding in 1905. Colonel Harding, whose portrait can be seen in the Gallery on the first floor, completely renovated the Hall before his heirs sold it, along with the surrounding park and farmland, to the #University of #Cambridge in 1948

Not often I do a repost but this one seemed apt. #Madingley #MemorialDay

The Hall's driveway lined with a sea of daffodils 🌼🌞 #madingleyhall #universityofcambridge #madingley

Going to miss this place. #Madingley #Cambridge

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🐎 - it was nice to visit somewhere new. I'm ever so glad to be home now though

Did you know Cambridge University have a manor house? Madingley Hall is run by the Institute of Continuing Education, and I was distraught to find the bar was shut when I visited.
#Madingley #cambridgeuniversity #education #summer #tiltshift #england #cambridgeshire #history #architecture (15/6/17)

Open Air Cinema 🎥
The Theory of Everything with an introductory speech from the Theoretical Physicist who consulted on the actual movie! 🔭 #openaircinema #stephenhawking #theoryofeverything #toe #cinema #madingley #cambridgeshire #cambridge #madingleyhall #galaxy #space #relativity #specialrelativity #hall #england #uk #student #study #film #movie

All these bottles have you drunk! We're proud of our wine list, put together by @johnhoskinsmw, and proud of our modest mark-up. If you'd like to purchase wine to drink at home, just ask one if the team or come and visit us @oldbridgehuntingdon @oldbridgewine . We'd love to show you round.
#thethreehorseshoesmadingley #madingley #cambridge #cambridgepub #cambridgerestaurant #wine #cambridgeshire

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