Sylvester Road, Number 1 3983

Cambridge, England, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge

Brief Description

Features of the garden include beech hedges and various flower plantings.

History

Sylvester Road, No. 1 was built in the early-20th century as a private residence.

Detailed Description

The garden was surrounded by beech hedges and contained mulberry trees. Today the garden has been planted with silver birches and a circular bed edged with Euonymus is filled with deutzias, tree paeonies and roses. A new Graduate Centre has been built in the garden, designed by David Thurlow in 1990.
Features
  • Hedge
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  • House (featured building)
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History

Detailed History

This house was built in 1933 and was bought by the College in 1982 from Professor D. W. Sciana, who was sometime Fellow of Trinity and Churchill. From 1983 he became Professor of Astrophysics at the International School of Advanced Studies at Trieste.

Period

  • Early 20th Century
References

Contributors

  • Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust