River View, Wyton 6013

Wyton, England, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire

Brief Description

Features of River View include a curved entrance drive and various trees lining the drive and located around the house.

History

River View was created in the late-20th century as a private residence.

Detailed Description

Pillars of well manicured Cupressus leylandii trees, imitating punching bags, each with variegated euonymus skirts, line both sides of the curved entrance drive. There is a wide range of conifers either side of the drive, with looser planting with monkey puzzle tree and various grasses near the house.
Features
  • Drive
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  • House (featured building)
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Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Houghton and
History

Detailed History

The garden created for a famous heavyweight boxer complements a late-20th century brick house with two storey columns, imitating the American Southfork vernacular so often seen in fenland villages.
References

Contributors

  • Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust