Memorial Park and Bowling Pavilion, Marple, Greater Manchester, England
Record Id: 8532
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Brief description of site
Features of Marple Memorial Park include a sensory garden, war memorial, sundial, flagpole and memorial stone. The open-fronted bowling pavilion has a tiled roof and a dedicatory plaque on the rear wall.
Brief history of site
The dedication ceremony took place on 22nd July, 1922. The land for the park was gifted by the Carver and Barlow families and the laying out was funded by public subscription.
Address: Stockport Road, Marple, Greater Manchester, SK6 6BB
Locality: Greater Manchester
Greater Manchester; Stockport; Marple North
Historical County: Lancashire
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Opening contact details:
This is a municipal site, open daily for general public use.
Form of site: park
Purpose of site: Commemorative
Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces
Site first created: 1922
Main period of development: Early 20th century