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Brief description of site

This is a municipal park laid out in 1883 on land donated by Greville and Lady Smyth.

Brief history of site

The site of the park was donated by Greville Smyth of Ashton Court in 1883.

Location information:

Address: Ashton Road, BS3 1RU

Locality: Ashton Gate

Local Authorities:

Bristol, City of

Historical County: Gloucestershire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 172 Grid Ref: ST570717
Latitude: 51.4426 Longitude: -2.62008

Directions:

The park is at the junction between Ashton Road and North Street at Bedminster. Bus numbers 24 and 25 from Lockleaze go to the park.

Key information:

Form of site: public park

Purpose of site: public park

Context or principal building: public park

Site first created: 1883

Main period of development: Late 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 10

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