Memorial Gardens, Downton, (also known as Bonvalot Memorial Gardens), Salisbury, England
Record Id: 8378
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Brief description of site
The focal point of the gardens is the sundial, made of York stone and enclosed by railings, commemorating 2nd Lt Edward Bonvalot. In 2003 the sundial was relocated and repaired.
Brief history of site
The garden was presented by Emily Bonvalot on 5th August 1922, in memory of her son who was killed at Loos on October 8th, 1915.
Address: Memorial Hall, The Borough, Downton, Wiltshire, SP5 3NB
Wiltshire; Downton and Redlynch
Historical County: Wiltshire
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Form of site: memorial garden
Purpose of site: memorial garden
Context or principal building: commemorative monument
Site first created: 1922
Main period of development: Early 20th century