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Part/component area of: Broomfield Park

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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.

Location information:

Address: Broomfield Park, Broomfield Lane, Palmers Green, London, N13 4HR

Locality: Palmers Green

Local Authorities:

Greater London; Enfield

Historical County: Middlesex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 176 Grid Ref: TQ302927
Latitude: 51.6181 Longitude: -0.120775

Directions:

Rail: Palmers Green. Bus: 121, W6, 329

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

The park is open from 8am Mon-Sat / 8.30am Sundays to dusk (refer to Council website for seasonal details).

Key information:

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

Survival: Extant

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