Things to do in Great Stukeley, Cambridgeshire
There was also a church and a priest at that time. All these lands were eventually passed to Judith's descendants, the Earls of Huntingdon.
Great Stukeley has a grand Georgian Hall surrounded by parkland along with several farms and buildings that have survived from the 17th century.12th century building and there are two ancient Roman burial mounds or tumuli, which are Scheduled Monuments.
St Bartholomew's Church dates back to the 13th century. It has an impressive Perpendicular style tower which is worth visiting to see the hideous gargoyles and carvings. The sundial is unusually inscribed and only shows the afternoon hours.
Present Day Great StukeleyGreat Stukeley is divided into three districts.
Church End, the original settlement, includes the church, vicarage, schools, Wesleyan chapel and some historic cottages and houses at the west end of the village.
Owl End is to the north east of the village up to Stukeley Hall and Park.
It includes Manor Farm and Cartwright's Farm along with their associated farm buildings and labourers' cottages.
Manor Farm is a delightful 17th century building, extending out from the original L-shaped footprint.
The third district is Prestley Wood where a moated enclosure marks the site of the former Prestley Manor.Further south are several black-and white half-timbered houses which date back to the 17th century.
Some were buried at the Somme or at the British Cemetery in Pas de Calais.
Great Stukeley has a local village hall, a pub called the Three Horseshoes and a 16th century farmhouse which is now The Stukeleys Country Hotel.
Things to do in Great Stukeley
Great Stukeley is the ideal base for discovering West Cambridgeshire and the surrounding area.
The historic university city of Cambridge is 20 miles away and an excellent place to shop. Discover the history of the town and its colleges by taking a walking tour with a local guide.