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Denzell Gardens (also known as Denzil Gardens, Denzill Gardens)

Introduction

Denzell Gardens is a public park developed on a site formerly occupied by two small detached houses with wooded grounds. The site contains the Hardman Arboretum named after the Council's Arboricultural Officer (who died in 1980). There are specimen trees and a sunken garden, pond and tennis courts.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

This is a municipal site for general public use. Please see: http://www.trafford.gov.uk/cme/live/cme1806.htm?scheme_name=lgnl&scheme_category_id=461

Owners

Trafford Council

Trafford Town Hall, Talbot Road, Stretford, M32 0TH
History

Period

Early 20th Century (1901-1932)

Features & Designations

Features

  • Planting
  • Description: Sunken garden.
  • Ornamental Pond
  • Gate
  • Description: Lych gate.
Key Information

Type

Public Park

Purpose

Ornamental Garden

Principal Building

Parks, Gardens And Urban Spaces

Period

Early 20th Century (1901-1932)

Survival

Extant

Hectares

4

Open to the public

Yes

Electoral Ward

Bowdon

References

References

Contributors

  • Cheshire Gardens Trust

  • Greater Manchester Archaeological Unit