Denzell Gardens (also known as Denzil Gardens, Denzill Gardens)6456

Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, Greater Manchester

Brief Description

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.

History

The gardens were laid out in the early-20th century, and came into municipal ownership after 1936.

Visitor Facilities

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
Features
  • Planting
  • Description: Sunken garden.
  • Gate
  • Description: Lych gate.
Ornamental Pond
Access & Directions

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
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)
References

References

Contributors

  • Cheshire Gardens Trust

  • Greater Manchester Archaeological Unit