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Brief description of site

Horton Park is a late-19th-century public park with further development of sporting facilities in the early- to mid-20th century.

Brief history of site

Land for the purpose of providing a public park was purchased by Bradford Council in 1873. Horton Park was opened on 25 May 1878.

Location information:

Address: Horton Park, Horton Avenue, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD7 3BS

Locality: Bradford

Local Authorities:

West Yorkshire; Bradford

Historical County: West Riding of Yorkshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 104 Grid Ref: SE148317
Latitude: 53.7814 Longitude: -1.77688

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

Horton Park is open daily 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: 1873 to 1878

Main period of development: Late 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 16

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