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Brief description of site

The garden is mainly laid to grass with some specimen trees and 5 benches, a recent one being very decorative. Near the new bench, a small herbaceous bed has been planted. It is enclosed on 3 sides by mainly beech hedges with a brick wall and railings fronting Christchurch Road.

Brief history of site

The memorial cross was Sir Reginald Blomfield’s standard design, used by many councils up and down the country. It was unveiled on 30 June 1921 by Major General Sir George Aston KCB.

Location information:

Address: Christchurch Road, Ringwood, BH24 1LG

Locality: Ringwood

Local Authorities:

Hampshire; New Forest; Ringwood

Historical County: Hampshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 195 Grid Ref: SU150051
Latitude: 50.8452 Longitude: -1.78832

Key information:

Form of site: memorial garden

Purpose of site: public park

Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces

Site first created: 1921

Main period of development: Early 20th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 0.61

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