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Brief description of site

Features of Addison Howard Park include a memorial tree, a walnut which replaced an earlier tree, believed to be a silver birch. Facilities for cricket, bowls and football are also provided.

Brief history of site

This public park was established in 1936, in memory of Addison Howard who was killed in the Battle of the Somme in 1916.

Location information:

Address: Bedford Road, Kempston, Bedfordshire, MK42 8PN

Locality: Kempston

Local Authorities:

Bedford; Kempston

Historical County: Bedfordshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 153 Grid Ref: TL036482
Latitude: 52.1224 Longitude: -0.488193

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

This is a municipal site, open daily for general public use.

Key information:

Form of site: public park

Purpose of site: memorial garden

Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces

Site first created: 1936 to 1937

Main period of development: Mid 20th century

Survival: Extant

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