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Brief description of site

This public garden was already in existence before World War 1. The memorial was added at a later date.

Brief history of site

The gardens were laid out and opened in 1888. The war memorial was added in 1921, and the names of the fallen of World War 2 were added in 1995.

Location information:

Address: Castle Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3XQ

Locality: Guildford

Local Authorities:

Surrey; Guildford

Historical County: Surrey

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 186 Grid Ref: SU997490
Latitude: 51.2315 Longitude: -0.573432

Key information:

Form of site: park

Purpose of site: public park

Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces

Main period of development: Late 19th century

Survival: Extant

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