Conduit Head Road 'De Stijl' 3989

Cambridge, England, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge

Brief Description

Features of De Stijl include a garden terrace, a lawn and a shrub boundary.

History

De Stijl was built in the early-20th century as a private residence.

Detailed Description

The full-length living room windows open on to a rectangular paved terrace with simple garden chairs. The lawns come to the edge of the house, where there is a simple edging filled with low growing plants. The lawn is mown up to the edge of the mixed tree and shrub boundary screen planting. The simplicity of the house is reflected by the minimalist simplicity of the garden.
Features
  • Lawn
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  • Shrub Border
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  • Garden Terrace
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  • House (featured building)
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History

Detailed History

This Bauhaus-style single-storey white house was built in the 1930s for Mrs J. Whitt, a retired fashion journalist, who had spent most of her life in mid-19th century villas, cluttered with possessions.

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)
References

Contributors

  • Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust