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Brief description of site

King George V Playing Field is a public park and playing fields of 3.5 hectares (8 acres) opened in 1937. The site contains sports pitches, gardens and a play area.

Location information:

Address: Woodstock Road, ME10 1QY

Locality: Sittingbourne

Local Authorities:

Kent; Swale

Historical County: Kent

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 179 Grid Ref: TQ901623
Latitude: 51.328 Longitude: 0.727193

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

This is a municipal site for general public use.

Key information:

Form of site: public park

Purpose of site: recreation ground

Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces

Site first created: 1937

Main period of development: Mid 20th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 3.5

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