Capturing Cambridge
  • search
  • Facebook
  • Twitter

Pampisford Hall, Royston Road

History of Pampisford Hall

Listed Building

Country house. 1820-31, main front rebuilt 1830-41 with additions and alterations c.1860 from designs by George Goldie (1828-87), for Wm Parker Hamond (d.1873); redecorated by his son, Wm Parker Hamond (d.1884), in Italian and French Renaissance styles, 1875. Additions, 1912 for J Binney. ….. The park contains 1,000 foreign species of trees and shrubs imported by the Parker Hamond and Binney families; the formal gardens were designed by G Marnock (VCH).

Gates and gatepiers. c1880, probably designed by G. Goldie for Wm Parker Hammond.

A mid C19 pleasure ground, arboretum and the remains of a formal garden, laid out from 1840 onwards to original designs by R Marnock (presumably Robert Marnock) with further later planting.


Do you have any information about the people or places in this article? If so, then please let us know using the Contact page or by emailing

Dear Visitor,


Thank you for exploring historical Cambridgeshire! We hope you enjoy your visit.


Did you know that we are a small, independent Museum and that we rely on donations from people like you to survive?


If you love Capturing Cambridge, and you are able to, we’d appreciate your support today.


Every donation makes a world of difference.


Thank you,

The Museum of Cambridge