Alexandra Palace, Hornsey, Muswell Hill, England
Record Id: 64
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Brief description of site
A public park, now occupying 78 hectares, laid out by Alexander McKenzie and opened in 1873.
Brief history of site
The park around the palace was opened in 1863, but the palace itself was not opened until 1873. It burnt down after only 16 days, but was re-built and re-opened in 1875. Many new features were added to the park at this time.
Address: Alexandra Palace, Wood Green, London, N22 7AY
Locality: Muswell Hill
Greater London; Haringey
Historical County: Middlesex
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Station - Alexandra Palace
Tube station - Wood Green
Opening contact details:
020 8365 2121
Public park. Boating lake
Form of site: landscape park
Purpose of site: public park
Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces
Site first created: 1863 to 1875
Main period of development: Late 19th century
Site Size (Hectares): 78