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Elton Hall and Garden, Cambridgeshire

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Elton Hall and Garden, Cambridgeshire
Elton, Cambridgeshire, England
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Elton Hall, near Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, is a Jacobean manor set in glorious gardens. At the core of the Jacobean house is a much earlier medieval structure, built by the Sapcote family. The Sapcote's may have built Elton Hall, but the name most prominently associated with the house is that of the Proby family, who have owned Elton for over 400 years.

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