Fremantle Square 1371

Kingsdown, England, Bristol, City of

Brief Description

This is a communal garden dating to the 1840s, owned by Bristol City Council since 1952.

History

Fremantle Square was laid out in the 1840s as a residential building spread onto High Kingsdown.

Visitor Facilities

There is unrestricted public access to this site.

Detailed Description

The garden of Fremantle Square is a raised, square lawn with a single Holm oak planted in the centre. The garden is supported by retaining walls on all sides.

Fremantle Square is maintained by the Parks Department of Bristol City Council. The grass is cut regularly and the garden is kept clean and tidy.

Features
  • Specimen Tree
  • Description: There is a single holm oak at the centre.
  • Lawn
  • Description: There is a raised, square lawn.
  • Garden Wall
  • Description: The garden is supported by retaining walls on all sides.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

There is unrestricted public access to this site.

History

Detailed History

Fremantle Square was laid out in the 1840s as residential building spread onto High Kingsdown. The buildings around the garden area have survived well, and are all intact. The central garden area has been owned by Bristol City Council since 1952.

Period

  • Victorian (1837-1901)
References

References

Contributors

  • E.T. Thacker

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  • Avon Gardens Trust