Hendon Grove (including Hendon Town Hall and Public Library Forecourt) (also known as The Grove, Grove House)8763

Greater London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

Part of the gardens remain as a small public park, consisting of two lawns set in a shallow sunken area, into which are the remnants of steps. It is surrounded by mixed planting of mature trees, including exotic fir, holly, beech and horse chestnut, survivals from the earlier garden.

History

Hendon Grove was formerly the gardens of Grove House, one of the largest houses in Hendon, built in 1753. In the C20th Hendon Town Hall (1900), the Fire Station (1911) and the Public Library (1929) were built on its grounds.

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Tube: Hendon Central (Northern) then bus. Bus 113, 143, 183, 186, 271, 326.
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century