Use Places & People to search over 6,600 parks and gardens in the UK and 2,100 biographies of people associated with them. Image location: Bedgebury National Pinetum

Learn about the rich heritage of parks and gardens in Topics.
Image location: Powis Castle

Follow News & Events, updated regularly with the latest information affecting historic parks and gardens. Image location: Sheffield Botanical Gardens

Visit the Schools for ideas and activities to encourage the interest of children and young people in their local parks. Image location: Trentham

Join us as a volunteer and Research & Record historic parks and gardens in your area.
Image location: Cirencester Abbey

View the Illustrated Glossary which provides definitions and accompanying images for terms and concepts associated with historic parks and gardens. Image location: Pannett Park

Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.


Brief description of site

The site is edged with mature trees and the central area is used for cricket and hockey, with a hedged bowling green. There are two pavilions or club houses for the cricket and hockey, both sympathetic to the setting.

Brief history of site

In 1850 it was leased to the Priory Park Society who built a lodge, stables and a Refreshment Room from the old house. In 1918 the site was conveyed by the Duke to the City.

Location information:

Address: Priory Road, PO19 1BL

Locality: Chichester, West Sussex

Local Authorities:

West Sussex; Chichester; Chichester

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 197 Grid Ref: SU862052
Latitude: 50.8399 Longitude: -0.777141

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

This is a municipal park for general public use. Please see:

Key information:

Form of site: public park

Purpose of site: urban park

Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces

Site first created: 1850 to 1918

Main period of development: Mid 19th century

Survival: Extant

Print preview