Garden of Remembrance, Broomfield Park, Palmers Green, England
Record Id: 8470
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Part/component area of: Broomfield Park
Brief description of site
This walled memorial garden contains a small temple, in front of which is a cairn of stones. Each stone represents a life lost in war, and originally there were 280. Three small windows in the temple celebrate sacrifice, victory and fortitude. The entrance gates were presented in honour of Frank Barratt. This garden commemorates the soldiers who died in both World Wars, and the civilians who lost their lives in World War 2.
Brief history of site
The garden was opened on July 7th, 1929. The gates and memorial plaques have since been stolen and replaced.
Address: Broomfield Park, Broomfield Lane, Palmers Green, London, N13 4HR
Locality: Palmers Green
Greater London; Enfield
Historical County: Middlesex
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Rail: Palmers Green. Bus: 121, W6, 329
Opening contact details:
The park is open from 8am Mon-Sat / 8.30am Sundays to dusk (refer to Council website for seasonal details).
Form of site: memorial garden
Purpose of site: memorial garden
Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces
Site first created: 1929
Main period of development: Early 20th century