Royal Victoria Park, Bath, England
Record Id: 2871
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
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Brief description of site
Royal Victoria Park is an early-19th-century public park with an avenue of trees, a lake and a botanic garden. There is also a bowling green and tennis courts.
Brief history of site
Royal Victoria Park was designed as a public pleasure park by the city architect Edward Davis. It was opened in 1830 by Princess Victoria. The park was managed privately during the 19th century. Bath City Council took over its running in 1921.
Address: Marlborough Lane, Bath, BA1 2LZ
Bath and North East Somerset
Historical County: Gloucestershire
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This is a municipal park for general public use.
Form of site: public park
Purpose of site: urban park
Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces
Site first created: 1829 to 1830
Main period of development: Early 19th century
Site Size (Hectares): 23