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Brief description of site

Lichfield Cathedral Close and Linear Park is an interlinked series of public walks and parks. The parks date from the late-17th century to the 20th century. They run through the centre of Lichfield, and include a tree-lined walk in the Cathedral Close.

Brief history of site

A series of public walks were laid out from the 17th century, following rebuilding of important properties in the area. Redesigns and additions were made throughout the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.

Location information:

Address: Lichfield, WS13 6AD

Locality: Staffordshire

Local Authorities:

Staffordshire; Lichfield; Lichfield

Historical County: Staffordshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 128 Grid Ref: SK116097
Latitude: 52.6849 Longitude: -1.82984

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

This is an urban green space for general public use.

Key information:

Form of site: public park

Purpose of site: urban park

Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces

Site first created: After 1600

Main period of development: Late 17th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 40

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