Ashburton Park 7644

London, Greater London, England

Brief Description

Ashburton Park is a municipal park created on the site of an 18th-century park.

History

The original mansion was built in 1788 but was largely demolished in 1927. Croydon Corporation purchased the site in 1924 and it was first used as a putting green but this was abandoned after a decline in use and it was subsequently re-opened as a public park.

Visitor Facilities

The site is open from 8am Mon-Fri/9am weekends - dusk.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The site is open from 8am Mon-Fri/9am weekends - dusk.

Directions

Tramlink: Route 2/3 Woodside.
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century