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Brief description of site

The park was laid out and by 1914 boasted a bandstand, now gone, bowling green and other features.

Brief history of site

Woodside Park was established here when Wood Green Local Board purchased Earlham Grove House with 11 acres of land in 1893. The house, which was converted to Council offices and later enlarged, was used as Wood Green Town Hall until 1958. An early-18th-century lodge, now called The Mushroom House, and surrounding triangle of land was incorporated into the park and a pavilion was erected by the bowling green before 1935.

Location information:

Address: High Road/Glendale Avenue/Earlham Grove/Woodside Road, Wood Green, N22

Locality: London

Local Authorities:

Greater London; Haringey

Historical County: Middlesex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 176/177 Grid Ref: TQ310911
Latitude: 51.6035 Longitude: -0.109824

Directions:

Tube: Wood Green (Piccadilly) then bus. Bus: 29, 121, 232, 329.

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

Opening is unrestricted.

Key information:

Form of site: public park

Purpose of site: public park

Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces

Site first created: 1893 to 1914

Main period of development: Late 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 3.8

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