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Part/component area of: Alexandra Park, Penarth

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Brief description of site

Penarth Garden of Remembrance is situated next to the entrance to Alexandra Park. The garden was re-developed in 2010. It now has a memorial stone facing triangular grassed island beds. Art deco benches have been created based on those in the original design, and they have been placed in their original positions.

Brief history of site

The Earl of Plymouth donated the land, and the costs of laying out were paid by public subscription. The garden was opened in 1934.

Location information:

Address: Beach Road, Penarth, South Wales, CF64 1AN

Locality: South Wales

Local Authorities:

The Vale of Glamorgan; Penarth; Penarth

Historical County: Glamorgan

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 171 Grid Ref: ST187715
Latitude: 51.4366 Longitude: -3.17101

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

This is a municipal park for general public use.

Key information:

Form of site: memorial garden

Purpose of site: memorial garden

Context or principal building: commemorative

Site first created: 1934

Main period of development: Mid 20th century

Survival: Extant

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