Memorial Gardens, Ashford, Kent, England
Record Id: 2263
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Brief description of site
The features of the memorial garden and public open space include a sunken amphitheatre, pier, moorings, wide lawns, flowering fruit trees and fountains. The gardens also include two stainless steel gateways, designed by Anthony Robinson, depicting flying swans.
Brief history of site
A public open space was created here in 1897. It was designated as a memorial garden to World War 1 in 1924. The area was redeveloped in 2003 and is now more a public park than memorial garden.
Address: Church Road, Ashford, TN23 1PL
Historical County: Kent
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||189||Grid Ref:||TR013425|
Opening contact details:
This is a municipal park for general public use.
Form of site: memorial garden
Purpose of site: public park
Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces
Site first created: 1897 to 1924
Main period of development: Early 20th century