Worth Park, (also known as Milton Mount Gardens), Crawley, England
Record Id: 4272
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Brief description of site
Worth Park (formerly known as Milton Mount Gardens) contains formal gardens, a recreational parkland and a lake area which has been recognised as a Site of Nature Conservation Importance.
Brief history of site
The park was originally a medieval deer park and formed part of the Forest of Worth, which stretched from Slaugham in the South to Worth in the North. The Worth Park Estate was purchased by Sir Joseph Montefiore in 1850. Joseph died in 1880 and the house and garden were remodelled by his son Francis Abraham Montefiore.
Address: Pound Hill, Crawley, RH10 3SP
West Sussex; Crawley; Pound Hill North
Historical County: Sussex
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Opening contact details:
This is a municipal park, open daily 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: Before 1850
Main period of development: Late 19th century
Site Size (Hectares): 8