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Brief description of site

Eastville Park is a municipal park laid out between 1889 and 1894 on the estate lands of Heath House and Ridgeway House.

Brief history of site

The land was purchased for £30,878 in 1889. A small additional area was purchased in 1894.

Location information:

Address: Fishponds Road, Eastville, BS5 6PX

Locality: Bristol

Local Authorities:

Bristol, City of; Eastville

Historical County: Gloucestershire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 172 Grid Ref: ST615753
Latitude: 51.4753 Longitude: -2.55573

Directions:

Access to the park is from Fishponds Road and Muller Road.

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

This is a municipal park open for public use throughout the year.

Key information:

Form of site: public park

Purpose of site: urban park

Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces

Site first created: 1889 to 1894

Main period of development: Late 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 20

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