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Alexandra Park

Introduction

Alexandra Park, Penarth is a well-preserved Edwardian urban public park. It is in an attractive location overlooking the Bristol Channel, retaining its layout and many of its original features.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Telephone

01443 336000

Access contact details

This is a municipal park for general public use.

Owners

The Vale of Glamorgan Council

Civic Offices, Holton Road, Barry, CF63 4RU
History

Period

Early 20th Century (1901-1932)

Features & Designations

Designations

  • Conservation Area

  • Reference: Penarth
  • CADW Register of Landscapes Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in Wales

  • Reference: PGW(Gm)37(GLA)
  • Grade: II*

Features

  • Cenotaph
  • Description: Stepped obelisk of white granite.
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  • Planting
  • Description: Garden of Remembrance.
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  • Bandstand
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  • Aviary
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  • Garden Terrace
Key Information

Type

Public Park

Purpose

Urban Park

Period

Early 20th Century (1901-1932)

Survival

Extant

Hectares

3

Open to the public

Yes

Civil Parish

Penarth

References

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