Lincoln Arboretum, Lincoln, England
Record Id: 2067
The following is from the English Heritage Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest. For the most up-to-date Register entry, please visit the English Heritage website:
A 19th-century public garden and arboretum laid out by Edward Milner with later 19th-century additions designed by Henry Ernest Milner and an early 19th-century garden incorporated in the mid-20th century.
LOCATION, AREA, BOUNDARIES, LANDFORM, SETTING
Lincoln Arboretum is situated in the centre of the city of Lincoln and comprises 8.8 hectares. The northern boundary is Lindum Terrace and Sewell Road, with three large Victorian villas in the centre overlooking the Arboretum. Monks Road forms the southern boundary. The eastern boundary adjoins Parker's Piece open space to the north and Monks Road Primary School to the south. The backs of the houses on Arboretum Avenue form the southern part of the western boundary with open space to the north. The Arboretum slopes from north to south and its setting is urban.
REFERENCES Used by English Heritage
W Ward, Historical Guide to Lincoln (around 1888) [in HLF Application]
J Anthony, The Gardens of Britain 6, (1979)
The Arboretum, Lincoln: An Application to the Heritage Lottery Fund Urban Parks Programme, (Land Use Consultants June 1998)
Maps [all reproduced in HLF Application]
Marrat, Map of Lincoln, 1817
Padley, Map of Lincoln, 1868
Padley, Map of Lincoln, 1883
OS 6" to 1 mile: 2nd edition published 1908
OS 25" to 1 mile: 2nd edition published 1908
Description written: February 2000
Edited: June 2002
Owner: City of Lincoln Council
City Hall, Beaumont Fee, Lincoln
English Heritage Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England Grade II Reference GD1983
Green Flag Award
Terrain: The Arboretum slopes from north to south.
Opening contact details:
The site is open daily from 7am to 10pm.
External web site link: http://www.lincoln.gov.uk/visitor-and-leisure/parks-and-open-spaces/arboretum/
External web site link: http://list.english-heritage.org.uk/resultsingle.aspx?uid=1000985