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Brief description of site

This urban park features a prominent war memorial sited on high ground and made of granite.

Brief history of site

The land was purchased by public subscription in 1920, and was originally dedicated to those who lost their lives in World War 1. It was opened in 1922.

Location information:

Address: Coronation Park / Memorial Park, Wilkinson Avenue, Bilston, West Midlands , WV14 8PT

Locality: West Midlands

Local Authorities:

West Midlands; Wolverhampton; Bilston East

Historical County: Staffordshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 139 Grid Ref: SO952951
Latitude: 52.5537 Longitude: -2.07223

Key information:

Form of site: public park

Purpose of site: urban park

Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces

Site first created: 1922

Main period of development: Early 20th century

Survival: Extant

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