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Part/component area of: Porter Valley Parks

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Brief description of site

Several naturalistic features in gritstone were made along Porter Brook, and in 1887 a Jubilee Monument was added. An Arts and Crafts style pavilion and lodge were built in 1891.

Brief history of site

The park was laid out by William Goldring in 1885 when Endcliffe Wood was purchased. There were extensions to the park in 1888 and 1929.

Location information:

Address: Rustlings Road, S11 8TA

Locality: Sheffield

Local Authorities:

South Yorkshire; Sheffield

Historical County: West Riding of Yorkshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 111 Grid Ref: SK328859
Latitude: 53.3689 Longitude: -1.50852

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

Open daily from dawn to dusk.

Key information:

Form of site: public park

Purpose of site: urban park

Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces

Site first created: 1885 to 1927

Main period of development: Late 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 15.5

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