Finings, Great Stukeley 6016

Great Stukeley, England, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire

Brief Description

Features of Finings include a shelter belt, woodland, shrubberies and ponds.

History

Finings was created in the early-20th century as a private residence.

Detailed Description

The House is protected from the elements by a shelter belt and a woodland with poplars, hornbeams and whitebeam. To the north of the house are recent shrubberies with large drifts of spring bulbs. Three ponds are planted with water lilies and contain koi carp. There is a wild flower area and plantings of the rose named after the Prime Minister’s wife.
Features
  • Pond
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  • Shelter Belt
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  • Shrubbery
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  • House (featured building)
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Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Houghton and
History

Detailed History

The 1930s house owned by a recent Prime Minister on high ground in the village is surrounded by a nearly one hectare garden.

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)
References

Contributors

  • Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust