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Brief description of site

Kirby is a mid-19th century park ornamented with forest trees. The River Dhoo forms the boundary of the main area of gardens. There was a conservatory, which was demolished in the 20th century. A detailed plan of 1898 exists for a walled kitchen garden with glasshouses. This area is now the Kirby Park garden centre.

Location information:

Address: Kirby

Locality: Braddan

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 95 Grid Ref: SC362768
Latitude: 54.1608 Longitude: -4.51022

Key information:

Form of site: park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: house

Main period of development: Mid 19th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

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