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Sites created between 1934 and 1967

  • England , Lincolnshire

    This memorial garden is located close to the site of RAF Kirmington, which was constructed between 1941 and 1942. A striking feature of the site is the Lancaster propeller blade, recovered and donated by the Royal Netherlands Air Force Salvage Team. The blade was recovered from the crash site of 166 Squadron's ND-913.

  • England , Chester

    This garden of remembrance features gates with gold lettering and a memorial plinth inscribed to the dead of the 22nd Cheshire Regiment who lost their lives in World War 2.

  • England , Pollington

    This memorial garden is on the site of the headquarters building for the former RAF station Snaith. The dead are remembered on a number of plaques associated with a group of trees and shrubs, along with a stone of remembrance.

  • England , Kempston

    Features of Addison Howard Park include a memorial tree, a walnut which replaced an earlier tree, believed to be a silver birch. Facilities for cricket, bowls and football are also provided.

  • England , London

    In 1954 the whole site including that of the house, which was demolished, was laid out as a park. In the south was a children's playground, paddling pool and games courts with the rest landscaped with trees, shrubs, lawns and an ornamental pond that remains an important a feature.

  • England , North Sheen

    This garden of remembrance commemorates the civilian dead of World War 2. At one end of the garden is a plain stone tablet set into a brick wall. There are benches to either side of the tablet.

  • England , Aylesbury

    Alfred Rose Park is a public park with recreational facilities.

  • England , Cambridge

    This site is a 30 acre (12 hectare) cemetery laid out in 1944 and dedicated in 1956. It was created on land donated by the University of Cambridge. The cemetery was the only American World War 2 cemetery in the British Isles. The cemetery contains nearly 4,000 gravestones arranged in curved plots flanked by box hedging. The cemetery includes a long reflective pool, rose garden, box hedging and a wide variety of trees.

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  • England , Amersham

    The garden of remembrance is a woodland garden, adjacent to a town cemetery, with an ornamental pond and a variety of trees and shrubs.

  • England , Saffron Walden

    The Anglo-American Memorial Playing Field features recreational facilities and a brick-built war memorial, with the names of the dead inscribed on 26 stone plaques. New equipment has been installed in the park in the early-21st century.

  • England , Greater London

    The garden contains two curiosities presented in 1945: a well-head made from the stonework of the old House of Commons, and a sundial made from a baluster from old Waterloo Bridge. Beyond the garden to the west is an area of allotments, divided by a low brick wall.

  • Scotland , Achnaba

    The site at Ardchattan Priory lies on the north shore of Loch Etive and incorporates the ruins of the 13th-century priory. The designed landscape was improved in the 17th century and a few trees remain from that time. The policies were extended in the late-19th century and the present gardens were created during the 20th century. They comprise herbaceous and shrub borders, a rockery, a rose garden and a woodland garden with a wide variety of small trees and shrubs.

  • England , Ashby de la Zouch

    This is a school sports field with a bronze inscribed plaque set on a rough boulder to commemorate the old boys of the grammar school who fell in World War 2.

  • England , London

    In the north end of the present park is a woodland area, and trees bordering the Crane river include oak, ash, willow and alder.

  • Isle of Man , Lezayre

    Ballamanaugh has a garden with terracing and other architectural features in the Arts and Crafts style. There is also a wild woodland garden extending along the streamside, and many rare plants throughout.

  • Isle of Man , Lezayre

    The azalea garden contains many species, although few of them are named.

    Part/component of: Ballamanaugh, Sulby

  • Isle of Man , Lezayre

    The camellia walk contains a range of older varieties.

    Part/component of: Ballamanaugh, Sulby

  • Northern Ireland , Killinchy

    Ballydorn Bulb Farm is a daffodil breeding nursery at the bulb farm of the Harrison family.

  • Northern Ireland , Dundrum

    This is a garden with an arboretum recently created by the late owner.

  • Northern Ireland , Ballymurry Townland

    The site has a maintained ornamental garden set in and around a quarry. There are shelter trees, and a layout of 17 compartments has been developed since 1950. The equable climate supports a wide range of plants.