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Brief description of site

Features of this public garden include trees, benches, a shelter and a flagpole. The site is mainly laid to lawn. The entrance consists of wrought iron gates with stone pillars. The dedication is inscribed on a wrought iron arch spanning the pillars.

Brief history of site

Alderman G H Strutt donated the land, previously known as The Paddock, in 1923.

Location information:

Address: War Memorial Garden, King Street, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1PZ

Locality: Derbyshire

Local Authorities:

Derbyshire; Amber Valley; Belper

Historical County: Derbyshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 119 Grid Ref: SK349474
Latitude: 53.0228 Longitude: -1.48115

Key information:

Form of site: memorial garden

Purpose of site: memorial garden

Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces

Site first created: After 1923

Main period of development: Early 20th century

Survival: Extant

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