West Bank Park, Holgate, York, North Yorkshire, England
Record Id: 3465
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Brief description of site
West Bank Park is a public park which occupies the former site of the Backhouse nurseries. Features include woodland and tree belts. There is also open grassed lawns but little of the Backhouse nursery survives.
Brief history of site
West Bank Park was first created in the early-20th century. The Backhouse nurseries occupied the site from the 19th century.
Address: Acomb Road
Locality: Holgate, York, North Yorkshire
Historical County: North Riding of Yorkshire
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Form of site: public park
Purpose of site: ornamental garden
Site first created: 1900 to 1933
Main period of development: Early 20th century
Site Size (Hectares): 8