Lightoaks Park, Salford, Greater Manchester, England
Record Id: 6243
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Brief description of site
Features of Lightoaks Park include a drive, with lodge, leading from Claremont Road to a roughly circular site with the house (1855) on the western boundary. The site had been created from an area of apparent scrubland with a number of existing ponds or lakes one of which was retained as part of the designed layout surrounding the new house. The expanded site is now part of Lightoaks Park.
Brief history of site
Lightoaks Park has a house built in 1855 by Sir Benjamin Heywood, MP for South Lancashire, for his son Arthur.
Address: Park Lane, Irlams O'Th'Height, M6 7RQ
Locality: Salford, Greater Manchester
Greater Manchester; Salford
Historical County: Lancashire
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Form of site: public park
Purpose of site: urban park
Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces
Site first created: After 1855
Main period of development: Mid 19th century
Site Size (Hectares): 8